DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Letter to the Coalition from David Shearman

    Honorary Secretary David Shearman, who co-authored an Open Letter to the Prime Minister instigated by Tony McMichael and Steve Leeder that was recently published in the MJA, has this week written to every Coalition Senator and Member, asking them to urgently consider the issues raised in the Open Letter…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 21 August 2014 - Joy
  • Open letter to the Hon Tony Abbott MP

    The following open letter written by 12 eminent Australian medical and health scientists to the Prime Minister urging him to include human induced climate change and its serious health consequences on the agenda for this years G20 meeting in Brisbane has been published in the Medical Journal of Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 08 August 2014 - Joy
  • Anglesea coal power should close

    The following open letter was published in the Geelong Advertiser, 4th August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Doctors for the Environment Australia requests no company makes an offer to Alcoa to purchase either the Anglesea coal mine or power station. Alcoa’s…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 05 August 2014 - Joy
  • Medical activism needs to stay within the law

    This letter written by DEA Chair, Professor Kingsley Faulkner was published in Medical Observer, 1st August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. In response to your article, 'Medical activism' (MO, 20 June) the Management Committee of Doctors for the Environment Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media DEA In Publication | 04 August 2014 - Joy
  • 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 acknowledged climate…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Publication Opinion & Commentary | 22 July 2014 - Dr Helen Redmond
  • Victorian 2014 State Election

    DEA has launched its advocacy platform for the Victorian 2014 election. This election is critical to ensure that Victoria has strong policies to protect health through care of the environment. DEA is calling on all parties to commit to ensure all people in Victoria have access to safe food, water, air…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 21 July 2014 - Joy
  • Media Release: Australian doctors support the British Medical Association, 26 June 2014

    "Australian doctors support the British Medical Association's announcement to dump investments in fossil fuels" Hundreds of doctors across Australia have welcomed the British Medical Association's announcement to divest from fossil fuels during its annual general meeting yesterday (Wednesday).…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Media Releases | 26 June 2014 - Joy
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