How Soap Operas can change the World! (Western Australia)

A Once in a lifetime opportunity for Perth People.
The visit of Bill Ryerson on November 14th.
"How Soap Operas can change the world".
Saturday, 14th November at 2pm
Social Sciences Lecture Theatre
University of WA.

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Media release: Thank you Kelvin Thomson MP!

News that Kelvin Thomson will not recontest his Victorian seat of Wills at the next federal election is cause for lament, says environment group Sustainable Population Australia (SPA).

SPA national president, Sandra Kanck, says that the loss of Mr Thomson from the parliament will leave Australians with not a single MP who truly understands the negative impacts of continued population growth.

2015 Sustainable Population Seminar - Population Dialogue II (NSW)

2015 Sustainable Population Seminar - Population Dialogue II 

Soap operas, it turns out, can change the world (South Australia)

Bill Ryerson
President, Population Media Center
Thursday 19th November at 7pm
Conservation Council of SA, 111 Franklin St Adelaide
Soap operas, it turns out, can change the world

Media release: World Contraception Day (September 26, 2015)

With tomorrow being World Contraception Day, environment group Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) is calling on the Australian Government to boost its foreign-aid funding with a specific increase for contraception and family planning.
SPA president Sandra Kanck says the flood of refugees and immigrants pouring into Europe is a portent for the future.
‘While the civil war in Syria and the Western invasion of Iraq are immediate causes for many of these unfortunate people being on the run, the underlying and more significant cause is overpopulation,’ Ms Kanck said.

Submission re the Clean Energy Legislation 2013

The content of this submission is included in the PDF version attached. The conclusions are thus:
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 Australian economy.

Submission to Inquiry into Affordable Housing by Sustainable Population Australia

Sustainable Population Australia Inc (SPA) is a national environmental organisation that was established in 1988 in Canberra and now has six branches nationally. While primarily concerned about population from an environmental point of view, SPA is also concerned about the economic and social implications of population growth, which inevitably includes housing and its affordability.
This submission is confined to the relationship between housing (un)affordability and population growth.

Submission in response to the “Guide to the proposed Basin Plan”

17th December 2010
The Chairperson
Murray-Darling Basin Authority
Submission in response to the “Guide to the proposed Basin Plan”
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.

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 public awareness of the limits of Australian population growth from ecological, social and economic viewpoints,


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