Population pressures in Australia's biggest cities have caused the government effectively to bribe inhabitants to move to the less-populated country-side.

Valentina Park
  • 30 june 2011

Powered by Guardian.co.uk
This article titled “Sydney pays residents to leave” was written by Alison Rourke in Sydney, for The Guardian on Wednesday 29th June 2011 07.44 UTC

With its sparkling harbour, enticing beaches and a climate to die for, Sydney is regularly rated as one of world’s top ten most liveable cities. But from Friday the state government of New South Wales will pay residents A,000 (£4,500) to leave.

Access this article for free
Fill in your email below and you'll gain access to this article while also receiving a number of membership features as part of a special 30-day trial.
*Already a member? Log in here

Learn About Our Membership Services

Need Research Help?
As a member you can ask us any research questions and get complimentary research assistance with a 4-day turnaround. Reports inclde stats, quotes, and best-inclass examples on research topics.
Remain Informed & Strategic
We publish several trends reports each month. By becoming a member you will have access to over 100 existing reports, plus a growing catalog of deep topical analysis and debrief-style reports so you always remain in the know.
See Trends Come To Life
Meet your peers and immerse yourself in monthly trend and innovation webinars and discounted conferences.
No search results found.