The voters of Australia don't always agree with the immigration policies of the party they support. Though there's one clear exception.
The rationalisation of the power industry in the 1990s led to widespread job losses in eastern Victoria, and the impact on community and sporting clubs is still being felt a quarter of a century later.
For many people living along coastal Australia, taking their dog for a beach walk is an important part of daily life, but on the Gold Coast the growing human and dog populations are causing problems on the sand.
What do World War II, the fall of the Soviet Union, the election of Donald Trump and Brexit have in common? They've all been shaped by population, according to one demographer.
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.