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5 February 2013

MR: new immigration minister must heed monash paper and cut immigration

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has called on the new Immigration Minister, Brendan O’Connor, to heed the findings of a paper issued yesterday. It found that the number of migrants arriving in Australia since the beginning of 2011 who found jobs about equals the number of new jobs created in Australia for everyone over the same …

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29 January 2013

MR: bindi Irwin show intelligence, wisdom and courage

Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) has commended Bindi Irwin on having the courage to stand up to Hillary Clinton. Her 1000-word essay on overpopulation of the planet was so edited by Secretary of State’s office that the 14 year-old Bindi withdrew it. Bindi was frustrated by the experience and said: “The true test of freedom of …

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15 January 2013

MR: reducing population growth can help climate mitigation

The current record-breaking heatwave that has affected continental Australia is a symptom of climate change, according to Sustainable Population Australia Inc. (SPA). SPA national president, Ms Sandra Kanck, says reducing population growth is an integral part of climate change mitigation. “We commend the Australian Government for increasing funding to family planning, but at a mere …

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16 September 2011

Migrants and house prices – response to HIA from SPA Victoria (AUG)

Aug 8, 2003 Ron Silberberg of the Housing Institute of Australia said today (8 August 2003) that migrants are being unfairly blamed for high house prices (Migrant bogey blame shift, a statement by HIA’s Managing Director, Ron Silberberg 8 Aug 2003). “This is a bit rich”, said Sheila Newman, Population and Land-use sociologist and President …

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