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Australia’s doctors – driving action on climate change | AMA & DEA

12 September, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST

Australia’s doctors – driving action on climate change event details

AMA & DEA invite you to attend this year’s webinar on Tuesday 12 September 2023 at 7-9 pm (AEST), where presenters will discuss the urgent need for the Australian healthcare sector to act by prioritising the transition away from greenhouse gas emissions and rapidly reducing the healthcare sector’s carbon footprint.


About The Webinar

Australia’s leading doctors call on all Australian governments and the healthcare sector to prioritise climate mitigation and adaptation policies to protect the health of present and future generations.

The Australian Medical Association and Doctors for the Environment Australia’s annual webinar Australia’s doctors – driving action on climate change brings sustainability experts and the medical colleges together, to report on activities underway across the medical profession to embed sustainability and reduce emissions in health care.

The webinar represents a deep dive into sustainability where we will hear from our Chief Medical Officer, Prof Paul Kelly who will highlight the work of the National Sustainability Unit and the need for a Health in All Policies approach. He will be joined by the AMA president, Prof Steve Robson, DEA’s Chair Dr John Van Der Kallen, DEA’s Sustainability group co-chair Dr Eugenie Kayak and Dr Kate Charlesworth senior advisor of the Climate Risk & Net Zero Unit at NSW Health. Delegates from multiple medical colleges will outline the sustainability work within their speciality.

The human health costs of global heating are rapidly rising, with ever increasing morbidity and mortality associated with heat waves, extreme weather events and other climate health impacts, both in Australia and across the globe. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and transitioning to renewable energy sources will have immediate health benefits through reducing pollution and many illnesses, as well as mitigating against future health impacts of climate change.



Date:  12 September 2023

Time: 7pm – 9pm AEST

Location: Online



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12 September, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm AEST
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