DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • ASRC patron Julian Burnside QC, to deliver keynote address following DEA’s 2016 AGM!

    National Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia Professor Kingsley Faulkner and South Australian Secretary Professor John Willoughby are delighted to announce that the patron of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC), QC Julian Burnside, will the…

    Read More | Filed in: | 26 August 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Media release: Doctors slam Adani mine decision

        29 August 2016   Doctors slam Adani mine decision   Health experts have slammed today’s ruling in the Federal Court which approved Adani's Carmichael mine, Australia's biggest coal mine project, saying it would harm the health of millions of people in Australia and…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 29 August 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release: Doctors warn against gas as a “transitional fuel” due to concerns about its safety

        23 August 2016   Doctors warn against gas as a “transitional fuel”due to concerns about its safety   Australia must shelve plans to make gas a “transitional fuel” because it will worsen the climate change emergency, warn health experts in response to last…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 23 August 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release: Energy ministers urged to put health at the top of the COAG agenda

      18 August 2016     Energy ministers urged to put clean energy at the top of the COAG agenda to protect health Leading health experts are calling on the country’s energy ministers to make a firm commitment for a rapid replacement of coal and gas with renewable energy at…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 18 August 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • SBS: Gasfields - gambling with our health

    By Dr Liz Bashford   As the Victorian government prepares to release its much anticipated gas policy, expected before parliament resumes on August 16, pro fossil fuel heavy weights have already jumped the starting line with misleading spin. Federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 10 August 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Independent Australia: Doctors call for fossils fuels to be labelled an unacceptable health hazard

    By: Dr Graeme McLeay   Doctors deliver open letter to Victorian Premier to close coal power stations for health and a safe climate. (Image via http://takvera.blogspot.com.au/)   Dr. Graeme McLeay from Doctors for the Environment urges us to contact our energy ministers before this month's…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 05 August 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Croakey: A timely examination of fracking concerns in the NT

    By Dr Rosalie Schultz   Territorians love the natural environment. We enjoy the environment both for the exhilaration it gives us, and for its tourism value. We should also remember that our health depends on having clean air and water and safe food. Damage and contamination of the NT’s natural…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 25 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
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