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3 February 2014

Energy policy submission

In the second decade of the 21st century energy policy needs to be set in the widest and most comprehensive context, something the Issues Paper fails to do. The Issues Paper is set within a ‘Business as Usual’ (BAU) context assuming that the continuous growth conditions of the past six decades can and should be extended into the indefinite future. It can be shown ...

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22 November 2013

Submission re the clean energy legislation 2013

The content of this submission is included in the PDF version attached. The conclusions are thus: Conclusions: The Government’s claimed concern about power bills is insincere and dishonest. To demonstrate sincere concern about Australian household cost of living, the Government should conduct an inquiry into the impact of population policy choices on the ...

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6 September 2013

Submission by sustainable population Australia on the treatment of agriculture in the UNFCCC

Sustainable Population Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit perspectives on the treatment of Agriculture in the international climate change discourse. We recommend that the UNFCCC acknowledge that the demands on agriculture, in any region, nation or globally, are proportional to the population to be supported, and that these demands constrain options for ...

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2 September 2012

Submission in response to the issues paper to inform development of a national food plan

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA), was formed 23 years ago, and was originally known as Australians for an Ecologically Sustainable Population. We are the only environment group in Australia with a specific population focus.   Among our aims and objectives, the following are relevant to the issues paper and motivate our response: To contribute to ...

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17 December 2010

Submission in response to the “guide to the proposed basin plan”

The Chairperson Murray-Darling Basin Authority engagement@mdba.gov.au     Dear Chair,   Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) is a nationally-based environment group, and is the only environment group in Australia which campaigns on the need for an ecologically sustainable population. We congratulate the Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) for its ...

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13 December 2010

SPA submissions on murray darling basin

The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) last year released its proposed ‘Basin Plan’ (thebasinplan.mdba.gov.au) to manage water extraction in the Murray-Darling Basin. According to the MDBA: “Management will include enforceable long-term average sustainable persion limits, arrangements for the coordination and management of environmental water, ...

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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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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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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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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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