In one year South Australia attracted 10,000 migrants — a feat accomplished in Victoria in just 26 days. Now, the State Government is looking at how it can boost the intake of migrants to the state.
The issue of population growth has now made it onto the national political agenda, but the debate needs to be grounded in a rational discussion of the economic and social pros and cons.
The Prime Minister is bringing his chequebook along to his first meeting of state and territory leaders in Adelaide, promising extra money for doctors, nurses and specialist services.
The minister tasked by the Prime Minister to "bust" congestion has massively inflated the number of skilled migrants moving to Melbourne and Sydney.
As Australian political parties prepare for three big elections in the next six months, they are adopting sophisticated 'big data' crunching techniques to target voters.
A former senior immigration official blasts the Prime Minister's attempts to curb population pressures in Australian cities, saying Scott Morrison's decisions as immigration minister "drove population to our cities".
Trams and trains drive the shift to public transport on the Gold Coast and the push might take off in other fast-growing regional cities.
The small South Australian community of Leigh Creek is divided over a controversial new energy project that could either save the town or prove to be an environmental hazard, depending on who you talk to.