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Dr Anna Seth
AFMW
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

Uplifting video, jobs, volunteering and more | CAHA

Feeling weary regarding the ever present threats of climate change? Here is an excellent post created by a DEA member a couple of years ago which still resonates with me.  And if you are interested in taking a course or being involved in some form of research or volunteering, our friends at Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) have shared a great link.

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Australian government Cop27 design and debrief
Climate Health
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

UNFCCC COP27 key outcomes and road to COP28 – Stakeholder Debrief

On 2 February 2023, the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) hosted a virtual stakeholder information session. This session outlined COP27 key outcomes, early COP28 expectations and an update on Australia’s bid to co-host COP31 in partnership with Pacific Island countries.

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Actor William Shatner
Climate Health
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

Star Trek My trip to space made me realise we have only one Earth – it must live long and prosper | William Shatner | The Guardian

The AFMW Climate Health Action Group ( CHAG) has been very active welcomes new participants as this will be a year where we join forces with more peak bodies and become even more vocal around the need to shift the dial closer towards helping to preserve our precious planet and its inhabitants so that earth may live long and prosper. William Shatner had his say on the matter in The Guardian article after visiting outer space recently. 

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Report cover with man riding a bicycle - Climate of the Nation 2022 Tracking Australia’s attitudes towards climate change and energy
AFMW
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

Climate of the Nation 2022 | Australia Institute

The Australia Institute’s annual Climate of the Nation Report provides a comprehensive account of changing Australian beliefs and attitudes towards climate change, including its causes, impacts and solutions. For the first time, Climate of the Nation 2022 includes a chapter on Australians’ views on transport solutions, including quantitative polling and qualitative focus group studies.

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CAHA annoucement
AFMW
 Associate Professor Magdalena Simonis AM, AFMW Immediate Past President

A big budget win for the health sector after a decade of climate advocacy | CAHA

In October 2022, the government committed to a first tranche of funding to commence the National Health and Climate Strategy development. Thanks to Fiona Armstrong of CAHA, who inspired many, including myself as the representative of AFMW to be part of a little bit of history here. We each generously lent our time, expertise and intellect to offer advice, and to contribute to this important outcome.

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