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MEDIA RELEASES: 5 September 2021

Human population growth a threat to other species

Habitat loss is the greatest threat to other species and is exacerbated by human activities and population growth, according Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). Thus, slowing and ending population growth is critical if threatened species are not to be driven to extinction. Australia commemorates National Threatened Species Day on 7 September to raise awareness of plants and animals …

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VIDEOS: 21 August 2021
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Delivering the Human Future conference: ‘Facing up to Overpopulation’ by Dr Jane O’Sullivan

This engaging presentation by Dr Jane O’Sullivan is a pithy, well-reasoned and evidence-based assessment of the global population issue. Dr O’Sullivan,  the 10th speaker at the ‘Delivering the Human Future’  conference,  is a long term active SPA member,  including office positions on both the Queensland and National SPA committtees.   From the YouTube description below: The …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 20 August 2021

Give 10,000 afghans refuge: SPA

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has supported the call of its Patron, former NSW Premier and federal Foreign Minister Bob Carr, to allow in 10,000 refugees from Afghanistan. Mr Carr made the call on ABC-TV’s Q&A program last night. SPA National President Ms Jenny Goldie says the first plane load out of Kabul of a mere …

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NEWS: 16 August 2021

Let’s rethink Big Australia

“The pandemic has put a pause on population growth due to border closures. BIG business is putting pressure on our political leaders for a post-pandemic population boom. Don’t let the developers decide our future and return us to a BIG Australia. NOW is the time to rethink a big Australia. Let’s choose a sustainable future …

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VIDEOS: 15 August 2021
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Let’s rethink big Australia

The pandemic has put a pause on population growth due to border closures. BIG business is putting pressure on our political leaders for a post-pandemic population boom. Don’t let the developers decide our future and return us to a BIG Australia. NOW is the time to rethink a big Australia. Let’s choose a sustainable future …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 12 August 2021

Fenner conference on sustainable agriculture deferred until March

The Fenner Conference on Environment, scheduled for 30 September and 1 October this year in Canberra, has been deferred until March 17 and 18 next year because of Covid. The conference is addressing “Making Australian agriculture sustainable” and will feature many impressive speakers from the farming and academic community.   Conference co-organiser and National President …

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NEWSLETTERS: 1 August 2021

SPA newsletter 144 – August 2021

In this issue you can read: a front page story about Limits to Growth and how we’re on track for collapse; six very fine Opinion articles; news and SPA news including an obituary for Valerie Yule; branch news as always and the Communication Manager’s report. Book reviews have been held over until the next issue. …

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