August 15, 2021 - 16 August 2021 Leaders representing over 500,000 Australian healthcare professionals and 298 organisations have today released powerful video messages urging the Federal Government to adopt a zero emissions target by ...
March 3, 2021 - Dr Helen Redmond, visiting medical officer for Sydney's MetroRehab Hospital and divestment convenor for Doctors for the Environment Australia (DEA), gave a TED talk in late 2020 explaining how climate change impacts on public health.
March 2, 2021 - Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, and healthcare services are vulnerable to a range of risks, including an increase in patient demand and threats to infrastructure, workforce and supply chains.
February 9, 2021 - Last week, the long-awaited final report from a legislated 10 year review of the EPBC Act was released. DEA welcomes its recognition of the fundamental failings of the Act and its call for far-reaching reforms to improve environmental protections and restoration in Australia.
December 13, 2020 - Towards net zero emissions in healthcare The changing climate is exposing our patients and communities to more frequent and intense extreme weather. Health professionals are increasingly treating climate-related illnesses, and ...
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