Infrastructure fails to keep up with population boom in Melbourne’s north


It’s the afternoon peak and cars are slowly trundling down Mickleham Road in Greenvale. The road is congested because thousands of vehicles are heading north to Melbourne’s booming outer growth suburbs, where infrastructure struggles to keep pace with the ballooning population.

This is predominantly safe Labor territory, largely ignored by both major parties during the election campaign, as the growing pains that come with a city on steroids continue to intensify.

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