Country towns prepare for city-dweller influx

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
November 1 2021 - 11:00pm
MOVEMENT AT MOREE: Moree Plains Shire is the fastest growing destination for tree changers and mayor Katrina Humphries (fourth from left) says the area is already preparing itself for a population surge.

The northern NSW municipality of Moree Plains has plenty of lessons for regional areas right around Australia experiencing an influx of new residents from capital cities.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.