Destiny and density: crossroads for jobs and housing

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The last decades have seen a massive shift of opportunity and promise from Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Marcus Spiller argues that we now need a dramatic shift in the way the city is planned and its infrastructure funded, including creating targets of national significance around greenhouse gas emissions, reduced housing stress and better access to jobs.

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