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SPA welcomes near ZPG national figures despite state baby booms

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has welcomed the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) that show population growth has fallen to near zero (0.1 per cent) despite an apparent baby boom. Yesterday, the ABS released figures for the year ending March 31. Australia’s population grew by 35,700 or 0.14 per cent. Annual natural …

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The great regionalisation distraction

The Great Regionalisation Distraction: Sending migrants to the regions no solution to population growth, says SPA   Sending new migrants to the regions, as the new Population Minister, Alan Tudge, suggests is just ‘tinkering around the edges’ in dealing with Australia’s population growth problems, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).   SPA national president Sandra …

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Base immigration on numbers – not race or culture!

Immigration policy should be based on numbers, not race, ethnicity or religion, according to Sustainable Population Australia (SPA). SPA rejected the anti-Muslim sentiments of Senator Fraser Anning delivered in Parliament yesterday. SPA national president Sandra Kanck says the time is long overdue for the immigration debate to be in the context of an ecologically sustainable …

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Dr Katharine Betts appointed patron of sustainable population Australia

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) proudly announces that Dr Katharine Betts has accepted the position of Patron of the organisation. A sociologist by training, Dr Betts is vice-president of The Australian Population Research Institute (TAPRI) Adjunct Associate Professor of Sociology at Swinburne University of Technology. TAPRI recently released results of their polling which shows Australians overwhelmingly …

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Sustainable Population Australia statement for World Population Day – 11th July 2016

World population Day was established by the UN in 1989 to highlight concerns as the planet’s population went past 5 billion.  It is now at 7.4 billion and rising by about 80 million every year, so the problems are even more intractable (despite the rate of growth declining).  Medium scenarios produced by the UN estimate …

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