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NEWS: 5 November 2008

Population arithmetic

Population Doublings The banker’s “1-70” rule of thumb states that 1 percent per annum growth (or compound interest) means a doubling of capital every seventy years; 2 percent growth means a doubling every 35 years, and so on. If Australia’s population continues to grow at its recent rate it will double in about 50 years. …

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NEWS: 5 November 2008


SPA Population Policy(75Kb) – SPA National Executive, Nov 2005 The policy outlines SPA’s position on how Australia can achieve and ecologically sustainable population. It also provides a brief background into the current impact of Australia’s existing population.   Other Population Policies ACF Population Policy (scroll to the bottom of the page) – Australian Conservation Foundation Greens …

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NEWS: 4 November 2008

Free bumper stickers

  Free Bumper Stickers The following bumper stickers are available free from SPA. To receive a maximum of one of each design, send a self addressed stamped business-sized envelope to: SPA Bumper Stickers PO Box 3851 WESTON CREEK ACT 2611 Australia If you only want a particular sticker design or designs, please write on the …

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NEWS: 2 May 2007

Population growth has eroded South east Queensland’s ability to weather climate change (MAY)

Wednesday, 2 May 2007    South East Queensland’s population growth has reached such a level that the region’s  communities will struggle to make it through changing climate patterns say  conservationists.    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report released recently stated that  droughts are likely to be more frequent with increased risk of water shortage, …

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NEWS: 4 December 2004


The Howard Government has pulled off a massive deception against the Australian people on the issue of immigration. The Government has focused attention on the issue of unauthorised boat arrivals, which has diverted attention away from immigration in general. It needs to be understood that less than 10 percent of immigrants who come to Australia …

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NEWS: 1 November 2004

Short-term movements and Australia’s population – a snapshot

On 1 November 2004 at 14:36:07 (Canberra time), the resident population of Australia was projected to be 20,206,802. This projection [from ABS website] is based on the estimated resident population at 31 March 2004 and assumes growth since then of: one birth every 2 minutes and 5 seconds, one death every 3 minutes and 55 …

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