Population policy ignored

by Richard Denniss in The Australian Financial Review
Originally published in The Australian Financial Review on February 5, 2013

It’s very difficult to determine what the right rate of population growth should be, but it’s very easy to determine the wrong one. If there are no spare seats on the trains, no spare beds in the hospitals and no room on the roads then we aren’t ready for the anticipated net migration of 1 million people in the next five years.

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