Population growth “rapidly outstripping” Melbourne infrastructure

Two months ago, Infrastructure Victoria forecast that the state’s population will grow from around 6.6 million at the moment to 10.8 million by 2051, and that the population of Melbourne’s ‘fringe’ suburbs will increase by over 900,000 people over that time:

Now Infrastructure Australia has released a new report warning that infrastructure and services are failing to keep pace with rapid population growth in outer suburban areas, which is harming living standards:

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