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'Climate change is already killing Australians': Calls for urgent rollout of climate-health action plan

Health professionals are urging the Albanese government to waste no time in rolling out a climate-health action plan as floods and heat kill Australians.

SBS News, 5 Sept 2022

Health leaders are calling for the rapid rollout of a climate-health action plan as floods and extreme heat kill Australians.

Forty health and medical organisations warn pressure on the health system from climate change is growing as additional deaths add to the strain of a global pandemic. In a joint statement, the health groups called for a new Ministerial Forum and a national health vulnerability and capacity assessment to find those most susceptible to climate harm.

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