HCF is the first Australian private health fund to divest from fossil fuels, pulling around $20m out of the fossil fuel industry in Australia and overseas.
February 6th marks the eighth anniversary of the Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria, and a time to reflect on how doctors, nurses and psychologists can prepare for the future.
Tony McMichael inspired generations of researchers across disciplines to think holistically about global ecological and environmental changes and its impacts upon public health.
As temperatures climb and we head outdoors with friends and family, an excellent resource from Australian Geographic helps to identify the signs of heatstroke and exhaustion.
People on medications such as antipsychotics, antihypertensives, and some over-the-counter products reduce their ability to stay cool, regulate body temperature or perceive thirst.
Three international agencies have confirmed it, 2016 was the worlds hottest year on record. That's now three years in a row, with records set in 2014, 2015 and now 2016.
In 2017, we're encouraging hundreds of health and medical professionals to meet with their MP or Senator.
Janie Maxwell writes on the recent thunderstorm event that claimed eight lives in Melbourne.
CAHA's Vice President Peter Sainsbury (pictured) features on Croakey, writing on the implications of inaction on climate change.
Emergency physicians Marianne Cannon and Joseph Ting insist that doctors are already seeing the effects of climate change.