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NEWSLETTER: How did they corrupt our planning systems?

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How did they corrupt our planning systems?

We know that the property industry wants our major cities to look like New York. But how could they possibly achieve something so undesirable and detrimental to most Australians?

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MEDIA: Radio WA - Conversations with Kelvin Thomson of Sustainable Australia Party

A thought-provoking conversation with Kelvin Thomson from Sustainable Australia Party, recorded during the COVID-19 crisis talking about what environmental and economic sustainability is really about. We also talk about the tourism implications of the current situation.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Population debate requires media balance

With up to 26 per cent of the entire Australian workforce – or 3.4 million people – set to lose their jobs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic[1], the Sustainable Australia Party has called for a balanced debate on population and immigration.

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MEDIA: 10 Daily - What Life In Australia Will Look Like After Coronavirus

According to Kelvin Thomson - former Labor Party Shadow Minister for the Environment in the Federal Parliament who is the national spokesperson for the Sustainable Australia Party - those gains are likely to reverse as soon as things start returning to normal.

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KELVIN'S BLOG: Some welcome coronavirus soul searching

Those of us who have campaigned for an end to rapid population growth, or even simply defended the role of the nation state, have been subjected to unfounded, snide and false allegations and insinuations of racism and xenophobia.

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NEWSLETTER: Help register our WA state party

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Help register our WA state party

The coronavirus pandemic must be a wake up call about the dangers and limitations of our politicians' obsession with endless growth, and the need to focus more on health and wellbeing.

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KELVIN'S BLOG: Herald Sun Editorial “Rebuilding the Nation”

Today’s Herald Sun Editorial, “Rebuilding the Nation”, is a much needed breath of fresh air in what has been for a long time a very short-sighted debate about globalisation and free trade.

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MEDIA: 3AW - High density or health?

The Hon. Kelvin Thomson, Former Federal Member for Wills & adviser for Sustainable Australia Party’s Clifford Hayes, joins Michael for a discussion on high density living in the age of coronavirus.

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MEDIA: Tasmanian TImes - Planning Laws and Institutions Under Attack

In the 1990s Tasmanian state governments introduced a range of progressive planning and environmental laws including the State Coastal Policy, the Threatened Species Protection Act, the Land Use Planning Act and the establishment of the Resource Planning Development Commission (now the Tasmanian Planning Commission) and the Resource Management Planning and Appeal Tribunal.

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NEWSLETTER: Who owns our politicians and media?

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Who owns our politicians and media?

The coronavirus crisis has helped us to understand the power and influence of the property industry. Consider the following media reports from this week.

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