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SPA patron puts money where his mouth is

From the Sydney Morning Herald:

Focus on family planning as Carr doubles foreign aid

AS WORLD leaders convene for a major family planning summit in London, the Foreign Affairs Minister, Bob Carr, said Australia would double its overseas aid for family planning programs to more than $50 million a year by 2016.

July 12 2012

On World Environment Day Aussie governments opt for brown rather than Green Economy

Sustainable Population Australia

Patrons: Senator the Hon. Bob Carr, Dr Paul Collins, Prof Tim Flannery, Prof Ian Lowe, Dr Mary E White


  3June 2012

June 4 2012

Media Release: International Women's Day

Australia’s foreign aid budget should mandate reproductive health services for all rural women
Environment group, Sustainable Population Australia (SPA), is calling on the incoming Foreign Minister, Hon Bob Carr, to tie development projects to the provision of family planning within Australia’s overseas aid program.
Tomorrow is International Women’s Day and the UN theme for this year is “Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty”.
March 8 2012

Rudd's risky fear of Beijing 'bastards'

Kevin Rudd is not like an earlier generation of political leaders who feared that impoverished Asian hordes would pour down and eat our lunch. His worry is that their offspring can now afford to come armed with the latest weapons and steal our lunch. His solution, however, is much the same. We must 'populate or perish', and also revive the doctrine of 'forward defence'. http://www.eurekastreet.com.au/article.aspx?aeid=21504

September 16 2011

'We can win': Libs talk up run of positive polls

Senior Coalition strategists and MPs believe they can win the election this year, reducing the Rudd government to a one-term wonder. \”Internal party polling also shows voters in outer metropolitan seats are listening to the Coalition's messages about border protection and population growth, The Sun-Herald has learned.

September 16 2011

Kelvin Thompson at Vic SPA

Kelvin Thompson, Federal MP for Wills, recently gave the keynote address at SPA Victoria's AGM entitled The Population Issue in Australa - Post Population Strategy.

September 14 2011