Population | Sustainable Population Australia


Quiet words in Minister’s ear is not easy listening

There’s a growing volume of letters to daily papers with story after story of community outrage at Victoria’s Planning Minister.

The illogical actions of Minister Guy last week over the Ventnor matter is far from a one-off as people around the state send in their particular tale of Ministerial interference or inconsistency.

November 12 2011

World population soars to 7 billion but Victoria can keep the lid on it

On October 31st the world’s population will zoom past the 7 billion mark just 12 years after reaching 6 billion. Despite taking all of human history up to 1800 to reach 1 billion, many seem to think the phenomenon of ever increasing human numbers is inevitable and normal!

November 12 2011

Kris Spike in the Newcastle Herald

SPA NSW President, Kris Spike, has had an article published in the Newcastle Herald on the 29th of October entitled Control births, feed and teach the living.

November 3 2011

Triple J's 'Hack' program's coverage of 7 billion

Triple J, the ABC's national youth channel, devoted a whole show to the 7 billion milestone and population problems. SPA's Nick Car was one of the in-studio guests.

This show can be downloaded here:

November 3 2011

Gobal media noticing 7 billion

Some global media is taking note of the dubious milestone of 7 Billion people on earth such as the UK's Guardian. It has published an article by  Roger Martin, chair of SPA's UK counterpart, Population Matters. We don't currently see any major Australian newspapers publishing articles similar to this.

October 25 2011

Europe's population above half a billion- 27 July 2010

Europe's population crossed the half-a-billion mark officially this year, statisticians said on Tuesday, with an estimated 1.4 million more people living in the 27-nation European Union.

September 16 2011

Over-population could become biggest problem of country: Gilani

ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has warned the nation that if the population of the country is not controlled it could become the biggest problem than water, sui gas and electricity load shedding. He said the government is fighting the war against terrorism, trying to safeguard the integrity of the country and also fighting with the problem of over-population.

September 16 2011

People could be threat to ecology

The Rudd government will consider adding ''human population growth'' to a key list of ecological threats that underpins Australia's environmental laws. Environment Minister Peter Garrett has confirmed that population growth will be weighed up to determine whether it represents a ''threatening process'' responsible for widespread biodiversity loss, water pollution, coastal erosion and rising greenhouse gas emissions.

September 16 2011

Food for thought while millions die of hunger

The world is rapidly moving towards disaster, whether you call it doomsday or apocalypse. But this is not the global financial crisis or the risk of financial problems in Greece and other European countries that may drag the rest of the world down with them. No, this is the global food situation. We face a global food shortage, the like of which the world has never seen.

September 16 2011

Radio Interview of William Bourke - Stable Population Party of Australia

Radio Interview of William Bourke - Stable Population Party of Australia by SBS. This interview is 4 minutes long and is a 3.7MB MP3 audio file. It was recorded in May 2010.

September 16 2011