DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Book now for iDEA15!

    BOOK NOW TO SECURE YOUR PLACE (AND CPD POINTS)- LAST YEAR'S CONFERENCE SOLD OUT!   Join us for iDEA15 on the weekend of  14 to 15 March in Sydney for a fantastic weekend of networking, learning and inspiration on the best prescription for action on climate! We're…

    Read More | Filed in: | 26 September 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Comment: Health comes second in the gas fields

    In this comment piece for the Brisbane Times, DEA's Honorary Secretary Dr David Shearman says that the CSG rush is placing Queenslanders living close to the gas and coal fields at serious risk of illness, and urges the Annastacia Palaszczuk government to put their health first. …

    Read More | Filed in: | 27 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release: Doctors back call for royal commission into the effects of CSG on health

    Credit: Beyond Coal and Gas   Leading health advocacy organisation, Doctors for the Environment Australia, has today backed calls to establish a royal commission into the impact of coal seam gas mining on the people of Queensland. Calls for a royal commission into mining, especially coal seam…

    Read More | Filed in: | 23 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Australia Needs Climate Policy

    This article by DEA Member Sallie Forrest was published in Medical Forum, December 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Eroding climate change legislation has left Australia isolated in a world that is increasingly seeing the health imperative to take decisive action,…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Publication | 10 February 2015 - Dr Sallie Forrest
  • Launch of DEA’s Divestment FAQs

      With Global Divestment Day just around the corner on 13 to 14 February, we are pleased to launch our DEA Divestment FAQs! Please view this timely publication here. This concise document is full of useful resources and information, designed to introduce fossil fuel divestment to a medical…

    Read More | Filed in: | 09 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Medical Observer: Docs need to take a stand on climate

      By Dr Sally McIlroy    I AM lucky enough to live and work in a beautiful area of bushland on Melbourne’s urban fringe. Sulphur-crested cockatoos, kookaburras, and occasionally even a majestic king parrot can be seen and heard in my garden, or on a lunchtime walk from the surgery…

    Read More | Filed in: | 02 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Join DEA for Global Divestment Day, 13 to 14 February

    The very first Global Divestment Day is just four weeks away on 13 and 14 February, and thousands of people in cities and on campuses all over the world will take action against fossil fuels.  DEA is an official partner of Global Divestment Day. As doctors, we have an important role in urging our…

    Read More | Filed in: | 16 January 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
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