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Support union call for income threshold for all skilled migrants: SPA

In the lead-up to Labor’s Employment Summit, Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has supported the call by unions for an income threshold for skilled migrants to be well above average earnings. While unions have suggested $90,000 as a pay floor, and the Grattan Institute $70,000, SPA recommends the government should seek to apply one that is …

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26th September is world contraception day

Sustainable Population Australia Inc. Patrons: Hon. Bob Carr, Dr Paul Collins, Prof Tim Flannery, Em Prof Ian Lowe, Dr Mary E White Youth Ambassador: Ms Bindi Irwin With tomorrow being World Contraception Day, Australians should reflect on the worldwide advantage to be gained by the rollout of contraception in developing nations, says environment NGO Sustainable Population Australia …

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MR: slight drop in population growth rate welcome but still too high

The drop in Australia’s population growth rate from 1.8 to 1.7 per cent is a welcome trend though still much too high, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). In the figures released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), in the year ending 31 December 2013, the annual growth is Australia’s population fell below …

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