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How do we plan for a million-person Canberra?

By Peter Cain
January 13 2022 - 6:25pm
It's important to start thinking: what will a million-person Canberra look like? Picture: Shutterstock

When Ginninderra Drive was opened in 1976, Canberra had a population of 208,000. In the 45 years since, our population has more than doubled to around 450,000. Although growth has slowed in the COVID era, our population could conceivably hit the 1 million mark 50 years from now. So, it is important to start thinking: what will a million-person Canberra look like?

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