We took on tobacco; now, we need to take on coal.

At #RepowerHealth, we’ve written this article for Croakey, because as health professionals, we’re faced with the impacts of the climate emergency every day and we know we need to act. We took on tobacco and now we need to take on coal. We have a duty to act, in accordance with our professional ethics as health practitioners, for the sake of the planet, and for the future of humanity.



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Alex Bhathal

Social worker; refugee advocate; environmental activist. National Director of Repower Health and President, AASW Victorian Branch; mum of two. Ran six times as the Greens candidate for the federal seat of Batman, former International Secretary of the Australian Greens; former Co Convenor of the Victorian Greens. But I'm no longer with the party.

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