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  • 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!   THE FIRST 100 PEOPLE TO REGISTER  WILL GET A FURTHER 20% OFF THEIR TICKETS, SO BUY NOW AND SAVE!*     Join us on the weekend of  14 to 15 March for iDEA15!…

  • Oct29

    Thank you Team DEA for your marathon effort!

    You did it, Team DEA: The run raised a whopping $25,470!   Thank you so much to our amazing 75 members and friends who ran in the 2014 Melbourne Marathon Festival, as well as to everyone who sponsored our wonderful team. Your contribution will go some way towards…

  • Oct27

    Opinion editorial about the RET by Dr David Shearman, published in the Canberra Times

    "Clean air, clean water and food three pillars of good health, say doctors" The federal Government's attempt to cripple the Renewable Energy Target is of deep concern to doctors,as it disregards totally the human health implications. Health consideration was presumably excluded from the Warburton…

  • Oct23

    Medical experts warn scaling back the RET will put more Australians at risk of death and illness

    Doctors have today condemned the Government’s announcement to weaken the Renewable Energy Target, saying it will increase the number of deaths and sickness across Australia- especially among vulnerable people such as children, the elderly and those with chronic illness. Doctors for the Environment…

  • Oct22

    Save our planet to save ourselves

    "We are, as the former president of the Royal Society, Lord Martin Rees, insightfully put it, 'destroying the book of life before we’ve even read it'”. Dr George Crisp WA Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia A LAMENTABLE situation echoed by major scientific organisations,…

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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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