A new research from the University of Melbourne studied the reasons why young Australians in regional areas decide to move to metropolitan areas. While some say it was for work or studying purposes, it also showed stigma of staying in their regions are one of the reasons they relocate to bigger cities.

Produced By: Wing Kuang

Featured In Story: Dr Candice Boyd – School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Melbourne, and Sebastian Antoine – Policy and Research Officer at Youth Affairs Council Victoria

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 7 October 2021