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.


   SPA flew a small plane over Melbourne to photograph sprawl, congestion and over development.



Melbourne urban sprawl seen from the air

     SPA's Michael Bayliss introduces new documentary '8 Billion Angels'  to a packed Melbourne audience


8 Billion Angels Australian Premiere

 SPA interviewed six people to find out why they chose to have small or child free families.



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Talking Heads: Choosing to have children...or not

SPA helped to organise the only panel to discuss overpopulation at COP25 in Madrid



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Population Panel at COP25

Missed our discussion paper launch in Sydney?  You can watch it on SPA's YouTube channel

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SPA Launches our new Discussion Paper

In the second series of Tough Crowd, Jude Perl interviews the Melbourne Baronesses

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Child Free and Proud!

Armando Vargas, Ambassador of Costa Rica, provides a insider perspective into his very unique country, including progressive social policies and a successful family planning program.

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Pura Vida Costa Rica

'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