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29 March 2007

Conference to address population doubling (Mar)

The population of the mid-north coast of NSW will double within 15 years. A public conference at Johns River near Port Macquarie will address the environmental, social and economic implications of this doubling next month. Sustainable Population Australia inc (SPA) is organising the event with the help of an active local committee. National President of …

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23 October 2006

Baby bonus bad for environment (OCT)

The Federal Government’s baby bonus is encouraging an increased birth rate, which will put more pressure on Australia’s and the world’s already overstressed environment. Recent figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed 265,000 babies were born in Australia last year, the highest number since 1971 and an increase of 15,000 from the previous year. …

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19 January 2006

No correlation between population growth and per capita GNP (Jan)

The Productivity Commission has discovered what all competent analysts have known for years, namely, that there is little if any correlation between increased population growth and growth of per capita GNP, according to Sustainable Population Australia inc. (SPA). The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the Economic Impacts of Migration and Population Growth was released this …

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