Country wins the bragging rights for population boost

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated March 30 2022 - 5:15am, first published March 29 2022 - 5:00am
POPULATION PRESSURE: The unplanned for population pressure on country areas has put the focus on infrastructure needs and also farms disappearing under new housing estates.

Regional Australia's population has officially grown by more than the capital cities for the first time since the drought year of 1981.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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