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Australia's New Cities Minister Sounds Warning as Sydney Sprawls

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  • City's population to almost double by 2060, Briggs says
  • Surging house prices causing `intergenerational inequity'

The populations of Sydney and Melbourne are set to almost double by 2060, Australia’s new Cities Minister Jamie Briggs said, sounding a warning that ailing infrastructure and surging house prices must be tackled to ensure they remain livable.

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