DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Fundraising appeal 2016: we need help to grow DEA!

    What an exceptional year! Thank you! Our initiatives, activities, submissions, media exposure and influence amongst government circles has continued to grow throughout 2016, and we could not have done it without our members and supporters. This valuable support has enabled DEA to: - Participate in high…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 15 December 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Professor Fiona Stanley urges for action on climate change this Federal Election

    Former Australian of the Year Professor Fiona Stanley recently wrote to candidates in the upcoming Federal election, asking for their support on four key initiatives to reduce greenhouse emissions and the overall effect of climate change. Professor Stanley, a member of Doctors for the Environment Australia’s…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action DEA In Media | 23 June 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Letter to 2016 election candidates urging climate action by former Australian of the Year

        14 June 2016   Dear Candidate, I write to you on behalf of Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA). DEA is a medical organisation that protects human health from harms to the environment. It is supported by a Nobel Prize Laureate, an Australian of the Year Award recipient, Deans…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Opinion & Commentary | 20 June 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Border Watch Letter to the Editor: Lack of dialogue raises questions over gas mining

      By Associate Professor Melissa Haswell It is disappointing to again find myself misrepresented in letters to the Editor of your good paper as an ‘activist presenter’ and to witness the Doctors for the Environment Australia be identified as a ‘protest group’ by the Director…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 30 May 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Croakey: Where does your bank stand on fossil fuels? A call for health professionals to divest.

    Doctors calling on other health professionals to join the divestment movement   By Dr Doug Shaw and Dr John Willoughby Story Editor: Melissa Sweet   Climate change is one of three “slow-motion disasters” shaping the global health landscape, together with the rise of antimicrobial…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Opinion & Commentary | 25 May 2016 - Doug Shaw and John Willoughby
  • iDEA16 Conference report

    We arrived at the inaugural Queensland iDEA with a sense of anticipation. Set in tropical Brisbane’s autumn, the full day of workshops was held in a heritage medical school building, moving to the attractive, leafy UQ St Lucia campus for the weekend.  Surrounded by water, what better way to…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 21 April 2016 - admin
  • Register NOW for iDEA’16!

    iDEA'16, Brisbane, April 15-17, 2016  Upskill, engage, advocate- and protect our future!​   The iDEA 2016 program has now been released. Be it GP workshops, keynote presentations or lunch breaks to meet with colleagues, we have…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 21 March 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
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