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EVENTS: 28 November 2022

Launch of discussion paper “how many australians?” by dr Paul Collins

Sustainable Population Australia will launch the discussion paper “How many Australians?” by Dr Paul Collins at 5.30pm for 6pm on Thursday 1 December 2022 in the Pavilion, Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, 15 Blackall Street, Barton, ACT. Copies of the discussion paper will be on sale for $5. Tony Zappia MP was invited to …

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NEWS: 17 November 2022

SPA speaks with runner up winner of 8 billion competition Esther Li

Esther Li,  an accomplished young writer (age 10)  was the runner up winner to SPA’s  “8 Billion Day Writer’s Competition.” In the lead up to the 15th November 2022,  the date the UN estimated the global population would reach 8 billion,  Australian residents were invited to submit responses to the following question for their chance …

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NEWS: 15 November 2022

Winners of the ‘Eight Billion Day’ writers competition announced

  On this day November 15th, according to UN estimates, the global population will reach 8 billion people.  This means that the world’s population has climbed another billion in just 11 years, which is unprecedented. For many, this is a troubling and existential ‘milestone.’   At SPA, we wanted to capture a broader public sentiment regarding …

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NEWS: 2 November 2022

SPA Q&A with CHASE Africa

  Robin Witt,  founder of Community Health and Sustainable Environments (CHASE) Africa,  was interviewed by SPA Communications Manager Michael Bayliss for the SPA Newsletter Nov 2022 edition.  The full interview is reproduced below. Acknowledgements to  Harriet Gordon-Brown,  the new CEO for CHASE Africa,  who also contributed content for the interview. Please support CHASE Africa, more …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 2 November 2022

8 Billion Day on 15 November 2022: Briefing Note

  Media Alert The United Nations predicts 15 November 2022 to be the day that the world population reaches eight billion. To mark this important milestone and to aid well-informed discussion, Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has released a new Briefing Note: “8 Billion Day facts and myths”, which can be viewed here. Prepared by widely-published …

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NEWSLETTERS: 1 November 2022

SPA newsletter 149 – November 2022

Dear SPA supporters   In this newsletter you will find a front page article about 8 Billion Day on November 15 that includes an excellent speech by Tony Zappia MP made in federal Parliament in September. There are also articles by Ian Lowe and Stephen Williams, originally published in The Saturday Paper and Pearls and …

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BRIEFING NOTES: 1 November 2022

8 Billion Day facts and myths: A guide to the 8 billion global population milestone on 15 November

    The United Nations predicts 15 November 2022 to be the day that the world population reaches eight billion. To mark this important milestone and to aid well-informed discussion, Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has released a new Briefing Note: “8 Billion Day facts and myths”, which can be read in full here. Prepared by …

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