Your Views
Have your say on the issues of the day

Which do you prefer, Sydney or Melbourne?

35 comments
Southbank and The Yarra River at dawn in Melbourne. Photo / Supplied
Southbank and The Yarra River at dawn in Melbourne. Photo / Supplied

The rivalry between Australian cities Sydney and Melbourne is set to intensify, with a new report suggesting the Victorian city will overtake its brash NSW counterpart as Australia's largest city within three decades.

The main reason is that Victoria is attracting immigrants in record numbers and building new homes at twice the rate of NSW.

Currently there are about half a million more people in Sydney than there are in Melbourne - but that's destined to change, says the report's authors.

Which do you prefer, Sydney or Melbourne? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production bpcf02 at 25 Jun 2016 10:07:26 Processing Time: 425ms