Victoria

Clay Lucas

Clay Lucas is city editor for The Age. Clay has worked at The Age since 2005, covering state politics, urban affairs, transport, local government and workplace relations for The Age and Sunday Age.

A man amid a construction boom: Tony Penna, long-term Southbank resident.

City centre the focus of Melbourne's population boom

Melbourne's outer suburbs are booming, but it's the city centre that is growing fastest of all.