Will Cootamundra's population, now 6,000, grow past 15,000 or could it decline by 2050?

Updated October 11 2019 - 4:08pm, first published 3:00pm
Coota's population could go into 'sharp decline' by 2050
Coota's population could go into 'sharp decline' by 2050

The draft Cootamundra 2050 Strategy released by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council last week for public comment, has warned that Cootamundra's population, currently around 6,000, could go into a "sharp decline" by 2050.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.