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NEWS: 16 October 2020

SPA responds to Federal 2020 budget in podcast interview with Leith van Onselen

SPA’s Communication Manager Michael Bayliss responds to the federal 2020 budget in the latest episode of Post Growth Australia Podcast  (PGAP).  A link to the PGAP series – which have been made possible by our generous SPA members and donations from the broader community – can be found on our home page or by clicking …

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NEWS: 31 July 2020

Will global population peak below 10 billion?

This month new projections of global population growth were published in the prestigeous journal The Lancet, anticipating a peak of 9.7 billion people around 2064 – much lower than the United Nations projects. But these findings have been challenged in an analysis by SPA member Dr. Jane O’Sullivan, which can be read here at ‘The Overpopulation Project’. …

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NEWS: 4 May 2020

COVID-19 and population – an update

(image by Anna Shvets via Pexels)   As the coronavirus crisis claimed more victims in Australia, particularly from amongst cruise ship passengers, the words “Petri dish” became part of common language. Named for the German bacteriologist Julius Richard Petri, it is a shallow, circular dish used for culturing bacteria and other microorganisms. Cruise ships, not …

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NEWS: 31 March 2020

Sustainable population Australia (SPA) extends our sympathies and solidarity to all those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during these very trying times.

 We are deeply saddened for the thousands who have already lost their lives to this terrible disease and give our deepest sympathies to their families, friends and communities. We extend our thoughts to the many who are struggling with loss of business, unemployment, financial stress and housing insecurity.   We express our gratitude to all those …

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NEWS: 21 January 2020

A United Nations framework convention on population growth.

There is an international movement to set up a United Nations Framework Convention on Population Growth that we invite all Australians to be part of. The aim of this proposal is to establish a Framework Convention on Population Growth – one akin to the Paris Agreement for climate change with Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in …

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