Climate Change

Pioneering strategy to protect health of Australians from climate change

Today’s launch of the innovative new Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being by a coalition of leading health organisations presents a unique opportunity for Australian policymakers to take meaningful action to mitigate ...



Doctors and nurses urge Commonwealth Bank not to fund Adani mine

Doctors and nurses in stethoscopes and surgical masks carrying placards highlighting health risks such as black lung from the Adani mine will deliver a letter to the Commonwealth Bank’s Board of Directors at its Sussex St headquarters at 12.00pm, W...



Health experts call for national strategy on climate change

A new report released today following an extensive national consultation with health and medical groups stakeholders has revealed deep concerns about federal government inaction on climate change. There is overwhelming support for national action to...



NSWNMA opposes coal seam gas mining in NSW

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association opposes coal seam gas mining across NSW and is opposed to the Santos Narrabri Coal Seam Gas Project going ahead. This report focuses on the health and environmental issues associated with unconventional ...



Australia’s health leaders tackle climate change at Parliament

Representatives from Australia’s leading health and medical groups met in Canberra on Monday to call on politicians to take immediate steps to protect the health of Australians from the impacts of climate change. A nation-wide consultation has reve...



Australians critically vulnerable to climate change: health experts warn

Leading health experts say Australia’s health system is unprepared for the impacts of climate change, leaving communities unnecessarily exposed. In a national first, the Climate and Health Alliance surveyed more than 130 peak health bodies, union...



Workshop: Advocacy and campaigning on climate change and health

Do you want to build skills to lead action on climate change? Free workshop for health professionals – Sydney – 26 September 2016. The Climate and Health Alliance, the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association and World Wide Fund For Natur...



Podcasts from the Sustainable Health Care forum April 2016

Podcasts from the forum Working Towards a Sustainable Health Care Future April 2016.  The Green Team – Suzanne Moujalli & Mahmoud Chatila from Southern Cross Care Sustaining Recycling In Health Care Systems – Michelle Skrivanic an...



Climate and health campaign and survey

The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) has published a  Discussion paper on the proposal for a national strategy on climate, health and wellbeing and there is an accompanying survey. This survey is a one-off link, so if you want to review the ques...



EOI: Members for Climate Change Action Reference Group

The NSWNMA is seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic members to join our Climate Change Action Reference Group (CCARG).  The Association needs the support and advice of members who are climate activists. We have committed to working with...