Melbourne is getting closer to overtaking Sydney in population – what does it mean for both cities?

Melbourne is getting closer to overtaking Sydney in population – what does it mean for both cities?

The Guardian

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Sydney’s high cost of living is leading a renaissance of the Victorian capital, narrowing the population gap to 200,000 people – the closest since 1930

Paul Keating was once reported to have said: “If you’re not living in Sydney, you’re just camping out.”

But it seems fewer people now agree with the former prime minister’s assessment of Australia’s oldest and most populous city.

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