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  • Sep29

    Tony McMichael, his contribution to DEA and an appreciation of his life

    Tony McMichael died on 26th September. There will be many tributes to his life and work nationally and internationally which will document his books, papers, awards, involvement with the World Health Organization, his election to the US National Academy of Sciences and many other achievements. …

  • Sep26

    Registration for iDEA15 is now open: network, learn and get inspired!

    Book now to get your Early Bird discount and to secure your place- last year’s conference sold out!     On the weekend of  14-15 March 2015, Doctors for the Environment Australia will be taking over the Ian and Nancy Turbott Auditorium, University of…

  • Sep02

    Ditch the screen for the green

    This article by DEA Biodiversity sub-committee Convenor, Dimity Williams, was published in Medical Observer 26th August 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. Many of these problems are the consequence of a sedentary lifestyle with kids today spending much of their time in a box,…

  • Aug27

    Letter to Mr Richard Warburton, Chair, Renewable Energy Target Review

    Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) Chair, Professor Kingsley Faulkner wrote to Mr Richard Warburton, Chair of the Renewable Endergy Target Review to express DEA's concern about the process and expected outcomes of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review. See letter attached....

  • Aug21

    Letter to the Coalition from David Shearman

    Honorary Secretary David Shearman, who co-authored an Open Letter to the Prime Minister instigated by Tony McMichael and Steve Leeder that was recently published in the MJA, has this week written to every Coalition Senator and Member, asking them to urgently consider the issues raised in the Open Letter…

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  • Jul22

    Global climate changes need action

    This article by DEA Member Helen Redmond was published in Medical Observer 15th July 2014 and appears under a Creative Commons licence. At its annual meeting last month, the British Medical Association (BMA) committed to divest from fossil fuels. IN their discussion, members…

  • May20

    Divestment and public health flyer

    The following flyer was developed by DEA, AMSA and 350.org connecting divestment and public health Could your superannuation fund, bank or university be contributing to the biggest public health problem of our time?...

  • Mar28

    An Opinion Piece on Divestment

    Our global scientists have been indicating for many years, that humanity has overstepped the boundaries of our ecological systems. Pollution, overexploitation of resources and destruction of our natural environments have pushed our life sustaining (eco) systems over the…

  • Mar06

    Making our health system more sustainable

    Making our health system more sustainable: An ideas paper for the Commissioner of Environmental Sustainability, Victoria written by DEA member Lisa Rasmussen for the Victorian Environmental Commissioner, Professor Kate Auty. DEA thanks Professor Auty for agreeing to it being…

  • Aug30

    DEA Action on Divestment: vote with your money!

    The following letter was sent to all DEA members calling for Action - August 2013   Dear We are writing to you to ask you to take urgent action to remove financial support from the fossil fuel industry. “Climate Change is the biggest global health threat of the…

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  • Warkworth and Mount Thorley Mine Submissions

    Of the many pending approvals of new mines in NSW, DEA made submissions on these interrelated mines for two reasons. Firstly, because…

  • Forestry Tasmania HCV Submission

    As a body of medical professionals, DEA is an interested stakeholder due to our interest and expertise on the intersection of health,…

  • Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry

    DEA Hazelwood Mine Fire Submission - May 2014. The Hazelwood Coal Mine Fires of 2014 have heightened public awareness and concern in…

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