Sustainable Population Australia
Australia has one of the highest population growth rates in the developed world

Australian Population

World Population

 

    This documentary highlights the links between women's education, rightd and status in society to population growth, using Kerala in India as a success story case example.

 

 

Women Are The Answer documentary

 

   A BBC panel discussion on how we should tackle the issue of saving our own planet.  In their opening statements, Attenborough and Goodall both argue that population is the number 1   important issue to address.

 

The Selfish Green with David Attenborough and Jane Goodall

Latest News

ABC Refuses to Discuss Population

For the second year running SPA has sought a meeting with the ABC Board to discuss the ABC's failure to address the population issue, and for the second year running we have been refused.

This letter is that second request.

January 18 2018

SPA Newsletter 130 - Dec 2017

Contents
  • Scientists call for urgent action
  • TAPRI survey report
  • Dick Smith ups the ante
  • Book reviews
  • Obituaries
  • Branch reports

 

Did you know?

Australia’s population

Our nation adds one person every 1 minute and 22 seconds, needing equivalent of a new city the size of Canberra each year.

Ecological limits

Humanity is now using the biocapacity of 1½ planets each year. By 2025 two-thirds of the world’s people may be under water stress.

Family planning and women’s empowerment

Over 40% of pregnancies are unintended. Early marriage, low education and no contraception trap women and families in a poverty cycle.

Global population

Over 80 million people are added each year – equivalent to an extra Egypt. Since 2000 the growth has rebounded due to neglect of family planning.

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