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  • 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!   THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE TO REGISTER  WILL GET A FURTHER 20% OFF THEIR TICKETS, SO BUY NOW AND SAVE!*     Join us on the weekend of  14 to 15 March for iDEA15!…

    Read More | Filed in: | 26 September 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Doctors welcome vote to establish a SA fracking inquiry

    South Australian doctors welcome Wednesday’s  (19 November) Legislative Council vote to establish a Parliamentary Inquiry into fracking. Doctors for the Environment Australia say the Environment Resources and Development Committee, which will be conducting the Inquiry if the vote is successful,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 18 November 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Fracking in the NT: What’s the rush? Let’s wait and see

    Dr Rosalie Schultz    I recently spoke on behalf of Doctors for the Environment Australia to the Commissioner on the Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in NT, Mr Allan Hawke. This Inquiry was established in April 2014 to provide information to the NT government on a range of issues…

    Read More | Filed in: | 11 November 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Do We Need Carbon For Transport?

    DEA Member Dr Bryan Furnass examines energy sources for transport across the ages, and considers a largely unexplored option: anhydrous ammonia or NH3....

    Read More | Filed in: | 04 November 2014 - Joy
  • IPCC report: Doctors label Government’s inaction on climate change as “negligent”

    The IPCC synthesis report finding that we are facing four degrees of warming by 2100 will bring more and more severe effects on the health of individuals and communities, while Australia’s health system and emergency services are likely to find themselves unable to cope with such shock events,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 03 November 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Thank you Team DEA for your marathon effort!

    You did it, Team DEA: The run raised a whopping $25,470!   Thank you so much to our amazing 75 members and friends who ran in the 2014 Melbourne Marathon Festival, as well as to everyone who sponsored our wonderful team. Your contribution will go some way towards…

    Read More | Filed in: | 29 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Opinion editorial about the RET by Dr David Shearman, published in the Canberra Times

    "Clean air, clean water and food three pillars of good health, say doctors" The federal Government's attempt to cripple the Renewable Energy Target is of deep concern to doctors,as it disregards totally the human health implications. Health consideration was presumably excluded from the Warburton…

    Read More | Filed in: | 27 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
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