Statement from the Australian Summit on Extreme Heat and Health

Fiona Stanley, Lesley Hughes, Elizabeth Hanna

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Abstract

For the last two days, twenty-four experts representing a wide variety of disciplines including emergency management and medicine, nursing and midwifery, workplace health, health policy, community services, planning and the built environment, environmental science, and physiology, came together to discuss how to improve Australia’s preparedness for increasing extreme heat.

All the experts agreed that extreme heat is a critical and growing health issue for Australians. While the health sector is key, it is only one part of the response.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherClimate Council of Australia
Number of pages5
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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    Stanley, F., Hughes, L., & Hanna, E. (2016). Statement from the Australian Summit on Extreme Heat and Health. Sydney: Climate Council of Australia.