March 1, 2021 - “A ‘ground-sparing’ economic report on biodiversity indicates that economic practice will have to change because the world is finite,” writes DEA co-founder David Shearman. Continue reading…
Australia lagging behind on electric vehicles and climate action
February 15, 2021 - It was released as the Future Fuels Strategy and if anyone is in doubt as to whether the Government takes decarbonisation of the economy or climate change seriously, they need look no ...
Review says government must act decisively to overhaul Australia’s major environmental laws
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.
Dendrobium coal mine expansion rejected by planning commission
February 8, 2021 - South32 had sought permission to extract an additional 78 million tonnes of coal from its Dendrobium mine, west of Wollongong, until 2048.
High Court orders fresh hearings into approvals for New Acland coal mine expansion
February 3, 2021 - High Court orders fresh hearings into approvals for New Acland coal mine expansion
ABC: ‘Heat refuges’ may be one solution to Western Sydney’s climate emergency
January 15, 2021 - Last summer, Western Sydney, which experiences higher temperatures than the rest of the state, sweated through 37 days over 35 degrees Celsius. Local GP, Kim Loo, who is also the ...
Healthcare must be part of climate change solution
December 17, 2020 - PRESENTLY, the world is on track for a 3.2°C temperature rise with current emission pledges – a temperature incompatible with human civilisation, let alone healthy populations.….Written by DEA members Eugenie Kayak and ...
DEA Newsletter – December 2020
December 1, 2020 - [administrator notice: content below memberonly ] Click the link below to access the December 2020 newsletter.
Annual Report 2019/2020
November 18, 2020 - DEA’s 2019/20 Annual Report is now available! We highlight some of the many extraordinary activities ...
DEA Newsletter – November 2020
November 1, 2020 - [administrator notice: content below memberonly ] Click the link below to view the November 2020 edition of our newsletter.
Budget2020: DEA calls for a #HealthyRecovery
October 8, 2020 - With Budget 2020 now upon us, our federal government has an opportunity to implement policies that address the COVID-19 economy recovery and climate change, which also has potentially catastrophic health ...
DEA Newsletter – October 2020
October 1, 2020 - [administrator notice: content below memberonly ] Click the link below to view the October 2020 edition of our newsletter.
The Medical Republic: Disaster on the doorstep
September 28, 2020 - Several doctors speak powerfully about their lived experiences of the summer’s horror bushfires–both from a personal perspective and also professionally. For Drs Kim Loo, Michelle Hamrosi and Trudi Beck, the ...
Canberra Times: Coronavirus: Doctors urge government to lock-in COVID-19 emission reductions
September 2, 2020 - As emissions plunge to their lowest levels in 30 years as a result of COVID-19, and the Minister for Energy and Emissions Reductions Angus Taylor pushes for the Clean Energy ...
DEA Newsletter – August 2020
August 1, 2020 - [administrator notice: content below memberonly ] Click the link below to view the August 2020 edition of our newsletter.
Media release: doctors’ group warns against proposed gas facility in Geelong
July 13, 2020 - Doctors have described Viva Energy’s proposed gas import and storage facility in North Geelong as a folly, warning that it poses risks to the local environment and to the health ...
DEA Newsletter – July 2020
July 1, 2020 - [administrator notice: content below memberonly ] Click the link below to view the July 2020 edition of our newsletter.
DEA Newsletter – May 2020
May 1, 2020 -
DEA doctors innovating and protecting health during the COVID 19 pandemic
April 11, 2020 - DEA doctors across the nation from a wide range of specialities are experiencing fundamental changes and challenges in their work practices and expectations. GPs are screening and consulting patients in ...
DEA Newsletter – March 2020
March 30, 2020 -