Lack of housing threatens to stall rural Queensland development

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated January 26 2021 - 1:16am, first published January 25 2021 - 8:30am
Reasons for housing and rental shortages vary from town to town in rural Queensland but all contribute to barriers to attracting people to live and work in the bush.

The Western Queensland Alliance of local government mayors is so concerned at the acute housing shortage that has emerged in rural Queensland that it has made it one of its top three priorities for attention.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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