Videos | Sustainable Population Australia

An independent not-for-profit organisation seeking to protect the environment and our quality of life by ending population growth in Australia and globally, while rejecting racism and coercive population control. SPA is an environmental advocacy organisation, not a political party.


'It's not about the source, it's about the numbers, stupid' - Former NSW Premier and SPA Patron Bob Carr talks population.

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Meet Our Patrons - Hon. Bob Carr

SPA's new dynamic animation explores why endless growth is making city living ever harder.



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The Endless Growth Paradigm

The VicTas Committee of SPA hosted the public event 'Can We Curb Our Growth Obsession'  for World Population Day



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World Population Day Melbourne

Dr Cameron Murrary (Macro Business, Sustainable Australia) debunks some long held ageing myths.

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Dr Cameron Murrary - SPA public Forum

Former Labor MP Kelvin Thomson presented to the SPA public forum in Brisbane

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Kelvin Thomson, SPA forum 2019

SPA Secretary Nola Stewart explores the link between human population and the impact on natural systems.

Conservation Through Having Smaller Families

Professor Ian Lowe, Spa Patron, presents a scientific perspective on the relation between population growth and the impact on natural systems.

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Meet Our Patrons - Prof Ian lowe

Comedian Rod Quantock answers the Tough questions to SPA Communications Manager, Michael Bayliss

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Tough Crowd - Rod Quantock

 Rod Quantock speaks with Asitha, a Sri Lankan born environmental scientist based in Melbourne.  

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Tough Crowd - Asitha Samarawickrama

Dr Paul Collins, SPA Patron, discusses the importance of population sustainability as a moral issue.

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Meet Our Patrons - Dr Paul Collins


Comedian Rod Quantock chats with fellow comedian Jude Perl on her decision not to have children.  A live music performance follows.



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Tough Crowd Episode 1 - Jude Perl


Sandra Kanck shares why population is THE big issue for her and why the environment movement needs an organization like SPA



Meet Our National President

In the first of our patron interview series, our new Patron Dr Katharine Betts answers the BIG questions on avoiding a BIG Australia

Dr Katharine Betts - SPA patron interview


  To save the planet from a 6th mass extinction, Don Driscoll explores limits to population and consumption patterns.

Causes of Biodiversity Loss - and what we can do


   Roy Beck's colorful presentation of data to explain population dynamics

Immigration, World Poverty and Gumballs

The first of our PopCulture series of videos.


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PopCulture - Youth Unemployment

    This documentary highlights the links between women's education, rights and status in society to population growth, using Kerala in India as a success story case example.



Women Are The Answer documentary

   A BBC panel discussion on how we should tackle the issue of saving our own planet.  In their opening statements, Attenborough and Goodall both argue that population is the number 1   important issue to address.


The Selfish Green with David Attenborough and Jane Goodall

A succinct and short animation that makes the link between carbon emissions in Canada and population growth.  



Canada Carbon Emissions animation

This video many of the costs that come with Melbourne's population growth.


Melbourne's Growing Pains