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  • Sep26

    Registration for iDEA15 is now open: network, learn and get inspired!

    Book now to get your Early Bird discount and to secure your place- last year’s conference sold out!     On the weekend of  14-15 March 2015, Doctors for the Environment Australia will be taking over the Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, University of…

  • Oct23

    Medical experts warn scaling back the RET will put more Australians at risk of death and illness

    Doctors have today condemned the Government’s announcement to weaken the Renewable Energy Target, saying it will increase the number of deaths and sickness across Australia- especially among vulnerable people such as children, the elderly and those with chronic illness. Doctors for the Environment…

  • Oct22

    Save our planet to save ourselves

    "We are, as the former president of the Royal Society, Lord Martin Rees, insightfully put it, 'destroying the book of life before we’ve even read it'”. Dr George Crisp WA Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia A LAMENTABLE situation echoed by major scientific organisations,…

  • Oct17

    Doctors and medical students make a stand on Divestment Day

    Members from Doctors for the Environment Australia and Australian Medical Students Association will close their accounts with the Big Four banks, or notify these financial institutions of their intention to do so, on Divestment Day this coming Saturday. There will be Divestment Day community events…

  • Oct16

    Letter to the Prime Minister 16-10-14

    Dear Prime Minister,  We are writing to strongly reject your statements made on Monday 13 October regarding coal mining. There is no justification for the pronouncement that “coal is good for humanity”. It is in direct contradiction to all the available…

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  • Jul22

    Global climate changes need action

    This article by DEA Member Helen Redmond was published in Medical Observer 15th July 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. At its annual meeting last month, the British Medical Association (BMA) committed to divest from fossil fuels. IN their discussion, members…

  • May20

    Divestment and public health flyer

    The following flyer was developed by DEA, AMSA and connecting divestment and public health Could your superannuation fund, bank or university be contributing to the biggest public health problem of our time?...

  • Mar28

    An Opinion Piece on Divestment

    Our global scientists have been indicating for many years, that humanity has overstepped the boundaries of our ecological systems. Pollution, overexploitation of resources and destruction of our natural environments have pushed our life sustaining (eco) systems over the…

  • Mar06

    Making our health system more sustainable

    Making our health system more sustainable: An ideas paper for the Commissioner of Environmental Sustainability, Victoria written by DEA member Lisa Rasmussen for the Victorian Environmental Commissioner, Professor Kate Auty. DEA thanks Professor Auty for agreeing to it being…

  • Aug30

    DEA Action on Divestment: vote with your money!

    The following letter was sent to all DEA members calling for Action - August 2013   Dear We are writing to you to ask you to take urgent action to remove financial support from the fossil fuel industry. “Climate Change is the biggest global health threat of the…

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  • Warkworth and Mount Thorley Mine Submissions

    Of the many pending approvals of new mines in NSW, DEA made submissions on these interrelated mines for two reasons. Firstly, because…

  • Forestry Tasmania HCV Submission

    As a body of medical professionals, DEA is an interested stakeholder due to our interest and expertise on the intersection of health,…

  • Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

    DEA Hazelwood Mine Fire Submission - May 2014. The Hazelwood Coal Mine Fires of 2014 have heightened public awareness and concern in…

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