With NSWs (read Sydneys) population growing at a break-neck pace (see below chart), last month it was revealed that there was a revolt underway from within the NSW Liberal Party against the federal governments mass immigration program and over-development across Sydney (watch video above).
The most important quote from the video was the following:
Government MPs have all told me the same thing: Sydney is full. They believe the federal government needs to have a difficult conversation about curbing immigration or it simply will not be possible to keep up.
Now the revolt has spread to Sydneys long suffering residents, with more than two-thirds of those surveyed declaring Sydney is full and off limits to further mass development. From The SMH:
With plans for hundreds of thousands of apartments in the citys priority precincts over the next 20 years, the ReachTel poll conducted for Fairfax Media shows 66.4 per cent of NSW residents oppose more development in existing areas to accommodate a bigger population