DEA - Doctors for the environment
  • 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 published on the DEA website.…

    Read More | Posted in: Green Health Care | 06 March 2014 - Dr Lisa Rasmussen
  • Coal and Health: Action Update

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    Read More | Posted in: CoalHealth & Environment | 30 December 2012 - Benjamin
  • Atlas of Health and Climate - WHO & WMO

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) and World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) have jointly released, an extensive report 'Atlas of health and climate: realising the potential to improve health outcomes through the use of climate services' that can be downloaded for free. The report provides…

    Read More | Posted in: Climate Change | 13 December 2012 - Benjamin
  • Humble pushie beats the car

    DEA member Juerg Draeyer appeared in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - 18/10/12 YEPPOON GP Juerg Draeyer has been practising what he preaches and riding his bicycle to work for the past five years. Dr Draeyer said leaving the car at home and riding was a healthy, environmentally friendly, cheap and…

    Read More | Posted in: Bike Doctor | 19 October 2012 - Joy
  • Unconventional Gas (CSG/Shale Gas) Mining and Health Information

    DEA has presented evidence to two parliamentary committees that it considers the current level of assessment, monitoring and regulation of CSG exploration and mining activities to be inadequate to protect the health of current and future generations of Australians. There is the potential for public health…

    Read More | Posted in: Coal Seam GasHealth & Environment | 11 September 2012 - Joy
  • Dr Linda Selvey - WA

    I live in Spearwood, south of Fremantle and work at Curtin University. I ride 24 km each way to work, which takes me about an hour each way.  Unfortunately, the prevailing winds in the mornings and evenings means that I have a headwind each way in summer! Keeps me fit, if a little tired. I ride…

    Read More | Posted in: Bike Doctor | 05 May 2012 - David Shearman
  • Dr Sally McIlroy

    I thought members might be interested in a new twist on the theme of cycling to work. I live in a mountainous area, and decided to be realistic about my modest level of fitness and invest in an electric bike. It was possibly the best $2000 I ever spent. I bought a Power Ped Mantis Lithium bike. It can…

    Read More | Posted in: Bike Doctor | 28 April 2012 - Benjamin
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