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South-east Queensland infrastructure funding not keeping pace with development, mayors say

The mayors of two booming south-east Queensland councils say funding for critical infrastructure to support hundreds of thousands of incoming residents is falling short of demand.
Ipswich, Logan and Moreton Bay councils on the west, south and north of Brisbane are all doing the "heavy lifting" of welcoming south-east Queensland's booming population.

But Ipswich mayor Teresa Harding and Logan mayor Darren Power both say they need more funding to build trunk infrastructure — roads, stormwater, public transport and community facilities — to cope with the influx of new residents expected over the coming decade.

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