DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • 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
  • People’s Climate March on 27 to 29 November: We’re in!

      Walk with DEA in the biggest climate march the world has ever seen!​   Frustrated with the glacial progress of international policy for a stable climate? Busting to see the health co-benefits of kicking the fossil fuel habit? Want to vote with your feet and voice? Then come to…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 02 November 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Run with DEA WA in the HBF Run for a Reason, Perth

    Runners pictured from left to right are: Dr Richard Yin, Shirley Collins, Dr Sue Taylor, Dr Louise Sparrow and daughter Mary with poodle Lolly (not running),​ Ken Leong, Dr Michael Wysong and Dr Kate Rieben   Show your support for Team DEA at the HBF Run for a Reason, Sunday…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action | 07 April 2015 - Joy
  • 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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