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NT Paediatrician Dr Louise Woodward warns of the health implications for the Darwin Region if gas processing proceeds at Middle Arm in Darwin. Click here to watch Dr Woodward’s powerful ......Air Pollution Gas Health & Energy Videos
Scientists, Indigenous leaders, and medical experts, including neurologist and DEA member, Dr Carolyn Orr, have called for change to the WA government’s fire management practices, raising concerns about the harms ......Air Pollution Featured News News & Media
Doctors for the Environment Australia is thrilled to renew its partnership with the AMA to address the severe health impacts of climate change. Today, AMA President Prof Steve Robson and ......Event Featured Media Releases News & Media
The National Health and Climate Strategy is an important step, but to protect lives we must quit fossil fuels
In this, the hottest recorded year in our planet’s history, Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA) welcomes the National Health and Climate Strategy as an important step forward in protecting ......Media Releases Sustainable Health Care climate change sustainable healthcare
Media Release: WA doctors and health professionals call for the government to take urgent action on climate change and end fossil fuel expansion to protect health
1st December On the 1st December, just prior to the COP28 Health Day on the 3rd December, representatives of the medical colleges for general practitioners (GPs), emergency doctors, rural and ......Featured Media Releases
Federal Senate inquiry into the Climate Change Amendment (Duty of Care and Intergenerational Climate Equity) Bill 2023
DEA wholeheartedly supports a legislated requirement that the government invoke the wellbeing ofcurrent and future generations as its paramount consideration when faced with administrativedecisions that have genuine potential to cause ......Climate Change Submissions
Webinar recording now available. As the world enters an era of climate and ecological crisis, it is time for a historic re-imaging of how we think about and approach security. ......Event Webinar Presentations
Two-thirds of Australians support the federal government making new fossil fuel project approvals dependent on an assessment of their health impacts, according to new research by Doctors for the Environment ......Media Releases News & Media
Doctors for the Environment Australia has endorsed the open letter from the health community calling on the COP28 President and all national leaders to commit to an accelerated, just, and equitable ......Featured News & Media
Dr. Shaun Watson & Dr. Cybele Dey appeared at the NSW Parliamentary inquiry (Planning and Environment Committee) into the Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023 and presented DEA’s submission ......Climate Change Submissions climate change
Doctors For the Environment Australia is calling on the federal government to deliver a promise it made last year to expand the water trigger in the nation’s nature laws before ......Media Releases News & Media