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NEWSLETTERS: 1 August 2022

SPA newsletter 148 – August 2022

In this issue you will find a front page editorial on the State of Environment Report 2021, released on 19 July. There are four opinion articles: by Sue Arnold, Crispin Hull, Nandita Baja and Michael Bayliss. You will also find reports by our communications officer and from our branches. We have a new section on …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 27 July 2022

Earth Overshoot Day edges ever earlier

Sustainable Population Australia says it is no surprise but nevertheless alarming that this year’s Earth Overshoot Day (28 July) is two days earlier than last year (30 July). Earth Overshoot Day marks the day that humanity has used all the biological resources that Earth regenerates during the entire year. From Earth Overshoot Day until the …

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NEWS: 23 July 2022

SPA’s letter to federal politicians: resist pressure for sky-high population growth

Federal parliament is set to resume, and with a change of government. The business lobby is pushing hard to ramp up immigration to unprecedented levels, spruiking permanent migration targets of 220,000.  Now is the time to send a strong message to our federal MPs and Senators: please do not return us to the old days …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 20 July 2022

Population growth has ‘very high impact’ on biodiversity: SoE report

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has welcomed the acknowledgement in the State of Environment 2021 Report released today that human population growth contributes to pressures on the environment and, in particular, that it has ‘very high impact’ on biodiversity.   SPA National President Ms Jenny Goldie says the report makes strong statements about population and biodiversity, …

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NEWS: 17 July 2022

Slides from Jenny Goldie talk on Fenner conference 2022 to ANU

  Jenny Goldie SPA president gave a talk on July 13th 2022 to the ANU Emeritus Faculty on our Fenner Conference in July 2022. The slides from the presentation can be found below: MAKING AUSTRALIAN AGRICULTURE SUSTAINABLE_ANUEF talk July 2022

EVENTS: 17 July 2022

Online Presentation from Patron Prof. Ian Lowe at SA/NT Branch AGM

The SA/NT branch warmly invites you to an online presentation on ‘Population & Climate Change’ with SPA Patron Professor Ian Lowe on Jul 22nd 2022. Branch members are encouraged to participate in the SA/NT AGM from 07pm – 07:30pm. Following this,  all SPA members and general public are welcome to attend Prof. Lowe’s talk about …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 6 July 2022

On this World Population Day, we must reassert women’s right to choose

As the 2022 World Population Day approaches (July 11), Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) calls on the Australian government to reassert a woman’s right to choose and to reject the US Supreme Court’s decision in reversing Roe v. Wade.   On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade, declaring that the constitutional right …

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