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SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES: 6 March 2002

Revised draft zoning plan – submission to the solitary islands marine park (SIMP), Mar 2002

SUSTAINABLE POPULATION AUSTRALIA inc formerly Australians for an Ecologically Sustainable Population (AESP) PO Box 297 CIVIC SQUARE  ACT  2608 Ph: 02 6235 5488 (bh) Fax: 02 6235 5499 info@population.org.au population.org.au   Patrons: Dr Paul Collins Prof Frank Fenner Prof Tim Flannery Prof Ian Lowe Dr Mary White   Manager – Ms Libby ...

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MEDIA RELEASES: 20 February 2002

We need not fear an ageing population (FEB)

Australia can cope with an ageing population without boosting fertility or immigration, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). National Vice-President of SPA, Dr John Coulter, said today that although there will be more people aged over 65 in coming years, increased aged dependency will be largely off-set by a decline in youth dependency. “In a …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 18 February 2002

Keep the population low for greater wealth (FEB)

Were greater wealth for Australians the real objective of the organisers of the forthcoming Population Summit in Melbourne, they would advocate an end to population growth immediately, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). National President of SPA, Dr Harry Cohen, said today that anyone looking at the world rankings in terms of GDP per capita, …

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SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES: 4 February 2002

Consultation paper for the state sustainability strategy – submission by SPA NSW branch to the WA dept. of the premier

Professor Peter Newman Director, Sustainability Policy Unit Department of the Premier 15th Floor, 197 St Georges Tce Perth WA 6000   Dear Professor Newman Thank you for inviting community input into your Focus on the Future initiative. Your consultation paper is impressive and it deals with a remarkable range of issues. However, there is one issue of ...

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SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES: 4 February 2002

Consultation paper for the state sustainability strategy – submission by SPA NSW branch to the WA dept. of the premier, Feb 2002

  4 February 2002 Professor Peter Newman Director, Sustainability Policy Unit Department of the Premier 15th Floor, 197 St Georges Tce Perth WA 6000 SUBJECT:   Consultation Paper for the State Sustainability Strategy Dear Professor Newman Thank you for inviting community input into your Focus on the Future initiative. Your consultation paper is impressive ...

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SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES: 1 February 2002

Australia’s humanitarian and migrant intake 2002-03 – submission by SPA national office to the dept. of immigration, multicultural and indigenous affairs (DIMIA), Feb 2002

SUBMISSION TO DIMIA ON THE 2002-2003 MIGRATION AND HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMS by SUSTAINABLE POPULATION AUSTRALIA inc.   Jenny Goldie National Director SPA PO Box 297 CIVIC SQUARE  ACT  2608 Ph: 02 6235 5488 Fax: 02 6235 5499 natdir@population.org.au population.org.au February 2002   INTRODUCTION: Sustainable Population Australia (SPA), formerly Australians ...

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SUBMISSIONS TO INQUIRIES: 30 January 2002

Australia’s humanitarian and migrant intake 2002-03 – Submission by SPA NSW Branch to the Dept. of Immigration, Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs (DIMIA), Jan 2002

The Director Economics and Environment Section DIMIA PO Box 25, Belconnen ACT 2616 SUBJECT:  Submission on size of next year’s migrant intake Zero Net Migration is a cautious, conservative policy Dear Sir/Madam In a recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald (January 11, 2002) Minister Ruddock described two extreme positions regarding Australia’s ...

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MEDIA RELEASES: 15 October 2001

Halt population growth and feed the world – maybe (OCT)

Oct 15, 2001 for World Food Day – 16 October It may not be possible to feed a projected population of nine billion people, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). Increased use of petroleum, for both farm machinery and fertiliser manufacture, has doubled agricultural yields over the past 50 years. “Unfortunately, as global supplies of petroleum …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 29 September 2001

Population growth drives slum development (SEPT)

Sep 29, 2001 for World Habitat Day – October 1 Rapid population growth both here and in developing countries is driving the development of slums, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). The theme of this year’s World Habitat Day on 1 October is “Cities without slums”. Vice-President of SPA, Dr John Coulter, says that while Sydney …

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MEDIA RELEASES: 17 September 2001

Address root causes of terrorist violence (SEPT)

Sep 17, 2001 for International Day of Peace – 18 September While attributing recent terrorist attacks to fundamentalist Islamic groups, the West must also address the root causes of this violence, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). National President of SPA, Dr Harry Cohen, says more consideration must be given to the underlying political, economic and …

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