July 5, 2020

EPBC Act with Dr Barraclough

EPBC Act with Dr Barraclough

In this episode we discuss the review of the Environmental Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act with Dr. Katherine Barraclough 

Hear about why biodiversity is important for health and how Australia needs to improve environmental law to protect human health.  

DEA special guests read an open letter that health professionals wrote to the Environment Minister, asking for stronger protection of the environment. 

Resources: 

Read the open letter: 

https://www.dea.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Open-letter---EPBC-Review-.pdf

Learn more about environmental law: 

http://apeel.org.au/

Bushfires: 

https://csrm.cass.anu.edu.au/research/publications/exposure-and-impact-attitudes-2019-20-australian-bushfires-0

The review: 

https://epbcactreview.environment.gov.au/

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