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Introduction to SAP

Sustainable Australia Party is an independent community movement with a science and evidence-based policy platform - not a left or right wing ideology.

Sustainable Australia Party has developed a broad policy platform to address Australia's growing economic, environmental and social problems.

For starters, Sustainable Australia Party is campaigning to:

  • Protect our environment
  • Stop overdevelopment
  • Stop corruption

There's much more in our policy platform, including policies to deliver affordable housing, efficient public transport, a sustainable population size and a more diverse and self-sufficient economy.

Redefining growth

In line with our science and evidence-based approach to policy, Sustainable Australia Party is #RedefiningGrowth to mean better, not bigger.

Importantly, Sustainable Australia Party the only political movement to challenge the reckless political agenda of rapid growth in both resource consumption (e.g. water, energy, forests, fish stocks, etc) and population size. Instead, we prioritise growth in our health and wellbeing over business-as-usual growth in consumption and population.

Why? Australia's growing resource consumption and population size are the twin drivers of our growing environmental problems, according to our major scientific reports.

Read more in 'About Us'.

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As an independent community movement, after you Vote 1 for Sustainable Australia Party for (say) the Senate, we ask that you decide where to direct your own preferences. See 'Preferences' under 'Get involved' in our website menu.

News

GEORGIA'S BLOG: March 25 Climate Protest in Kirribilli

These protests show we won't stop until everyone cares about environmental sustainability...

MEDIA: 7 News - The fight to save Melbourne heritage homes from demolition

Sustainable Australia Party MP Clifford Hayes said "Let the local residents decide. It's their neighbourhood. It's their community. It's their environment..."

SUBMISSION: Inquiry into housing affordability and supply in Australia

Housing is a fundamental need and human right. Perversely, homes are now treated as an investment asset by governments rather than a shelter in which to live and/or raise a family.

MEDIA: Independent Australia - Federal Government's 'Intergenerational Report' based on a fallacy

After a long delay, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and the Treasury lay it all out. The problem is the IGR is based on one big lie.

REPORT: Three Economic Myths about Ageing: Participation, Immigration and Infrastructure

Ageing countries have higher economic growth - and the improved health and longevity of older people increases their economic contributions.

MEDIA RELEASE: Infrastructure cannot be doubled with population doubling because Australian cities have reached diseconomies of scale

“It used to be easy to deliver infrastructure when the government owned the land, but because our major cities are already planned and built up, there is no room to retro-fit new infrastructure without expensive additions like land buy-backs and tunnelling,” said William Bourke, President of Sustainable Australia Party.

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