IN A growing city, people need to find places to bury the increasing number of dead. People in Bringelly, Wallacia and Greendale fear their verdant region, part of Sydney's food bowl, may become a city of the dead as a result of the need to find new places for graves.

Ever since Sydney was established in 1788, the residents have tried to find the balance between life and death, making room to inter those who have died.

So writes Troy Lennonin the The Daily Telegraph