Newcomers choose a 'laid-back' life in Canberra as census shows population growth for ACT

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
Updated June 29 2022 - 12:21am, first published June 28 2022 - 7:30pm
Lee Ria Villahermosa moved to Canberra with her husband in January from Dubai. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Lee Ria Villahermosa is one of thousands of newcomers to Canberra since the last census, as the territory leapt ahead of the rest of the country in population growth.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au

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