DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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…

    Read More | Filed in: | 23 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • 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,…

    Read More | Filed in: | 22 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • 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…

    Read More | Filed in: | 17 October 2014 - Carmela Ferraro
  • 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…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 16 October 2014 - Joy
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