DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • DEA Information brochure

    This is the main DEA information handout in the form of a tri-fold sheet brochure....

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 13 April 2016
  • Election Health Alert: DEA Climate Change Posters

        (To download pdf version of poster, see adjacent link or click here and here.) The federal election is upon us. DEA is keen for the electorate to take climate change seriously. This is a critical election for global warming and it is imperative that the voters consider climate change as a priority when voting. As a result we have created two posters that can be distributed…

    Read More | Posted in: Posters | 12 June 2016
  • 2016 DEA annual appeal

    Today we’re launching the 2016 DEA annual appeal. We hope you will support us so that we can continue being a strong, credible and effective voice at a time when the health and wellbeing of our families and communities are under serious threat. It has recently been confirmed that last month was the hottest April we’ve had - the seventh month in a row to have broken global temperature records;…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 19 May 2016
  • Doctors for the Environment Australia divests from Bank South Australia, a subsidiary of Westpac

    DEA has today closed its accounts with Bank South Australia, a subsidiary of the Westpac Group. This large financial institution supports fossil fuel industries- the main driver of climate change which is threatening health. As doctors we have a duty of care to protect the public's wellbeing. See above PDF to view our letter terminating our accounts....

    Read More | Posted in: | 18 May 2016
  • Climate Change and Health in Australia Fact Sheets

    Doctors for the Environment Australia has developed this fact sheet to outline the effects of climate change on human health particularly in Australia, and how health can benefit from efforts to lessen and prevent climate change. The recent Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has once more highlighted the urgent need for action to limit global…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 22 March 2016
  • What can I do for the Environment? By Dr Helen Redmond

    In the first of a two-part video, Dr Helen Redmond, Rehabilitation Physician, introduces Doctors for the Environment Australia- who we are, what we do and why we do it. In the second part, Dr Redmond speaks about how doctors, who are often the first point of contact for health related concerns, can help patients deal with the impacts of climate change. ...

    Read More | Posted in: Video | 17 November 2015
  • Renewable Energy Fact Sheet - a prescription for a healthier, cleaner and cheaper future

    Renewable energy comes from natural sources which are constantly replenished.  Sources include:  •    Solar energy •    Wind energy •    Hydro energy •    Geothermal energy •    Biofuels •    Ocean energy Learn more about renewable energy, downoad the attached fact…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 31 January 2015
  • SA Concentrated Solar Thermal (CST) Fact Sheet

    A unique opportunity for South Australia: Good for Health, Energy Security and Manufacturing. Rising fuel prices, health costs from pollution and future global emission trading schemes will further increase the cost of gas and coal from today’s prices and make CST a cheaper alternative. Cost-analysis by the CSIRO shows CST soon to be cost–equal, if not cheaper, than wind or coal. Just…

    Read More | Posted in: Handouts | 30 September 2014
  • Victorian 2014 State Election

    DEA has launched its advocacy platform for the Victorian 2014 election. This election is critical to ensure that Victoria has strong policies to protect health through care of the environment. DEA is calling on all parties to commit to ensure all people in Victoria have access to safe food, water, air and a stable climate. In order to achieve this we are advocating for politicians to commit to a range…

    Read More | Posted in: Briefing notes | 21 July 2014
  • iDEA 2014: Professor Kingsley Faulkner and Kate Lardner - Welcome Address

    The opening address of iDEA 2014, Doctors for the Environment Australia's 2014 conference. Address by Professor Kingsley Faulkner, Chair of DEA, and Kate Lardner, iDEA 2014 convenor. ...

    Read More | Posted in: Video | 02 June 2014
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