DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • 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
  • Media release: Doctors join ‘National Day of Divestment Action’ Saturday 3 May 2014

    Doctors and medical students are calling climate change a ‘public health emergency’ and urging divestment from fossil fuels nationally Doctors and medical students are joining hundreds of Australians for the ‘National Day of Divestment’ organised by 350.org and Market Forces tomorrow…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 01 May 2014 - Anne Walker
  • Media release: Doctors urge WA voters to consider climate change

    Wednesday 2 April 2014 Doctors are urging WA to vote for strong action on climate change in light of the latest climate change report showing health at serious risk. Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) sees the election in Western Australia this Saturday as crucial in determining how Australia…

    Read More | Filed in: Media Releases | 01 April 2014 - Anne Walker
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