The new pool at Scarborough has been a positive addition to the beachside hub. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Change a constant as city grows

One of the greatest challenges facing any city is the requirement to balance urban growth with the needs of the existing population.


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Great article. Completely agree. Growing pains are inevitable and begin to occur around the 2,000,000 resident (greater metro area) mark. Perth is at the coalface. "They do have options though. They can move or they can adjust". Couldn't have said it better myself.

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