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  • Sep30

    Join us for our AGM and cocktail party on 16 October!

      DEA is gearing up for its AGM and cocktail party in Adelaide on 16 October, and we warmly encourage our members and interested doctors to join us for this special event. Apart from a fantastic night out, you will get to connect (or reconnect) with the DEA team and other like-minded people,…

  • Sep18

    Support DEA in the Melbourne Marathon Festival on 18th October!

    Image: Running scrubs     Team DEA is back for the Melbourne Marathon Festival in 2015 after a stunning debut last year. This year we get the extra excitement of finishing on the hallowed grounds of the MCG. The Melbourne Marathon is a great way to get fit, challenge yourself, make new…

  • Jun02

    Report: No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change

        DEA's report No Time for Games: Children’s Health and Climate Change shines the national spotlight on the potential health harms that children especially face from global warming, and calls for swift and decisive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. …

  • Oct07

    SMH opinion: Volkswagen may have helped expose silent, invisible killer: outdoor air pollution

        By Dr George Crisp   Along with denting its share price and reputation, Volkswagen may have inadvertently helped address one of the most neglected and insidious public health problems of our time. Where public health and government bodies have struggled, it has managed to put…

  • Sep25

    Border Watch: Speaker hits back

      Associate Professor of public health Dr Melissa Haswell responds to the Energy Resource Information Centre after it challenged DEA's submission into the health harms linked to hydraulic fracturing at the parliamentary inquiry into coal seam gas in South Australia.​ Note:…

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  • Aug10

    The human health tolls of coal - Fact Sheet

    - The burning of coal emits hazardous air pollutants, including particulate matter, sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide, mercury and arsenic. - Australia has one of the carbon intensive and polluting electricity supplies in the world, with around 80% of electricity…

  • Feb09

    Divestment FAQs

    The Divestment FAQs was developed by Doctors for the Environment Australia ahead of the first ever Global Divestment Day on 13 to 14 March 2015. DEA believes the movement to divest from the fossil fuel industry, which is jeopardising our planet's…

  • 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 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…

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