22 September 2020
Climate change must be a central feature of any broad national health strategy. The World Health Organization has described climate change as the defining issue for public health in the 21st century, and it poses significant immediate, medium-term and long-term risks to the health of Australians and communities around the world.
The attached joint statement calls on the Health Minister to recognise climate change in the National Preventive Health Strategy, currently in development.
Please read more by reviewing the statement here