DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • SBS: Gasfields - gambling with our health

    By Dr Liz Bashford   As the Victorian government prepares to release its much anticipated gas policy, expected before parliament resumes on August 16, pro fossil fuel heavy weights have already jumped the starting line with misleading spin. Federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 10 August 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Independent Australia: Doctors call for fossils fuels to be labelled an unacceptable health hazard

    By: Dr Graeme McLeay   Doctors deliver open letter to Victorian Premier to close coal power stations for health and a safe climate. (Image via   Dr. Graeme McLeay from Doctors for the Environment urges us to contact our energy ministers before this month's…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 05 August 2016 - Rebecca Osborne
  • Croakey: A timely examination of fracking concerns in the NT

    By Dr Rosalie Schultz   Territorians love the natural environment. We enjoy the environment both for the exhilaration it gives us, and for its tourism value. We should also remember that our health depends on having clean air and water and safe food. Damage and contamination of the NT’s natural…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media | 25 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • The Medical Republic: Encouraging healthy eating helps more than just our patients

    Dr George Crisp     There is much discussion in the medical and general media about the healthiness of food. Hardly surprising, as we face an unfolding epidemic of obesity, diabetes and other non-communicable diseases which, along with inactivity, are in large part related to our dietary excess.…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 15 July 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
  • 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
  • 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
  • Newcastle Herald Oped: We need a regional air quality plan for the Hunter

    Image: Frank Bergmann   By Ben Ewald and John Van Der Kallen   The recent studies of air pollution in the Hunter finally show us the constituents of pollution and points to the likely sources. We agree with the editorial comment (Newcastle Herald, April 30) that it is extraordinary…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Media Opinion & Commentary | 17 May 2016 - Carmela Ferraro
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