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Public Forum Adelaide 20th April with Leith van Onselen and Jane O’Sullivan

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


From housing crisis to eco-crisis: Why Australia’s population growth is unsustainable


All are welcome for a free public forum in Adelaide hosted by Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).


When: Saturday 20th April, 2:00pm to 3:30pm, followed by afternoon tea

Where: Box Factory Community Centre, Regent Room, 59 Regent Street South, Adelaide 5000

The event will be live streamed on Zoom.  The meeting link may be found here or by QR code below.  You may contact SPA at info@population.org.au for more details.



Speakers and topics:


Leith van Onselen

“Australia’s immigration and the everything shortage”

Leith van Onselen is cofounder and chief economist of MacroBusiness.com.au. Leith has previously worked at the Australian Treasury, Victorian Treasury and Goldman Sachs.


Dr Jane O’Sullivan

“Albanese’s immigration overhaul: No relief in sight despite ‘sustainable immigration’ pledge”

Dr Jane O’Sullivan is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Queensland and an Executive member of Sustainable Population Australia. She researches population policies and their impacts on demography, socio-economic development and environmental sustainability.


Peter Strachan (forum chair)


Peter Strachan is president-elect of Sustainable Population Australia. He has an education background in earth sciences, working in Africa, PNG and Australia, as well as in global capital markets, located in Australia and Europe. He is a regular commentator on population issues.


This public events follows on from the Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) Annual General Meeting (AGM)  in the morning.   If you are are a member of SPA and would like to attend the meeting,  in person or by Zoom,  please contact SPA at info@population.org.au for more information




April 20
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Box Factory Community Centre
59 Regent Street
Adelaide, SA
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SPA SA/NT Branch
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