Media Releases 2002 | Sustainable Population Australia

Media Releases 2002

What Benefit From One Million Extra Residents? (Aug)

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50 Million Environmental Madness (Nov)

Nov 7, 2002

Despite claims in the CSIRO Report 'Future Dilemmas' that Australia can technically support 50 million people, it would put unbearable strains on the environment, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

'Future Dilemmas' is being launched in Sydney today by the Minister for Immigration, Philip Ruddock. It looks at three population scenarios for 2050: low, medium and high, and the impact that each will have on the environment, the economy, national infrastructure and quality of life.

September 16 2011

Population Should Have Been On Summit Agenda (Sept)

September 16 2011

What Benefit From One Million Extra Residents? (Aug)

Aug 18, 2002

The onus of proof is on the Bracks' Government to explain what benefit there will be to squeezing a million more residents into already overcrowded Melbourne, according to the Victorian branch of Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

In the Metropolitan Strategy, to be released next month, Melbourne's 31 local councils will be grouped into five regions each with a population target, with 60 per cent of the estimated 620,000 new households within Melbourne's current boundaries.

September 16 2011

Control Human Numbers Or Nature Will: Pimentel (Jul)

Jul 8, 2002

Humans should not continue to increase their numbers lest nature impose its own controls, according to world expert on population issues, Dr David Pimentel.

Dr Pimentel was speaking prior to his departure for Australia where he will give public addresses in Canberra, Sydney and Adelaide this week. His visit coincides with World Population Day on Thursday, July 11.

September 16 2011

Property Developers Main Drivers Of Immigration (Feb)

September 16 2011

End Australia's Population Growth For Global Sustainability (Feb)

September 16 2011

We Need Not Fear An Ageing Population (Feb)

 

Feb 20, 2002

Australia can cope with an ageing population without boosting fertility or immigration, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

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Recognise Environmental Constraints On Growth (Feb)

September 16 2011

Keep the Population Low for Greater Wealth (Feb)

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