DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • Media release: Power station closure a step forward for health

    DEA is an independent health advocacy organisation of medical doctors addressing the health impacts of environmental damage   Media Release 12 May 2015 Power station closure a step forward for health The announcement of the closure of the Alcoa coal mine and coal fired power station on August 31st…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 12 May 2015 - Joy
  • Media Release: DEA applauds the AMA’s endorsement of the Australian Academy of Science report

      Media release 30 April 2015 Doctors’ group applauds the AMA’s endorsement of the Australian Academy of Science report on climate change and health Doctors for the Environment Australia says the AMA’s backing of this important report indicates the nation’s leading doctors’…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 30 April 2015 - Joy
  • DEA submission: Australia’s emissions targets fail to protect health

      24 April 2015 Doctors blast the Abbott government’s failure to put health first in its emissions targets- despite health being the biggest threat we face this century  Health experts say the Abbott government’s Issues Paper, Setting Australia’s post-2020 target…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 24 April 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release: Politicians’ rush for profits puts Queenslanders at serious risk of illness

    30 March 2015   Last Friday’s report into the former Queensland government not only exposes the inadequate regulation and approval processes for coal seam gas and coal mining in Queensland, but also the failure of the state’s leaders to put the health of their constituencies first, according…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 30 March 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Meet the new climate change warrior: your doctor

    Amanda Zhou on a high about iDEA15   Media release 12 March 2015   President of the Australian Medical Association Dr Brian Owler said climate change would have “significant consequences” for our health and that there was a clear role for doctors to become involved in tackling the…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 12 March 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media release: Doctors back call for royal commission into the effects of CSG on health

    Credit: Beyond Coal and Gas   Leading health advocacy organisation, Doctors for the Environment Australia, has today backed calls to establish a royal commission into the impact of coal seam gas mining on the people of Queensland. Calls for a royal commission into mining, especially coal seam…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 23 February 2015 - Carmela Ferraro
  • Media Release: Australian doctors support the British Medical Association, 26 June 2014

    "Australian doctors support the British Medical Association's announcement to dump investments in fossil fuels" Hundreds of doctors across Australia have welcomed the British Medical Association's announcement to divest from fossil fuels during its annual general meeting yesterday (Wednesday).…

    Read More | Filed in: DEA In Action Media Releases | 26 June 2014 - Joy
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