Organisational and Key Supporters

The #NoTimeForGames pledge is endorsed by:

  • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), with particular endorsement by its Paediatric and Child Health Division
  • The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Australian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians
  • Medical Association for the Prevention of War (Australia) (MAPW)
  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM)
  • Australian Medical Students' Association
  • Climate and Health Alliance
  • Australian Medical Association, South Australia
  • Doctors Reform Society
  • Women's Medical Society (WMS)
  • Professor Fiona Stanley (Former Australian of the Year)
  • Professor Susan Prescott (Paediatrician)
  • Dr Amanda Bethell (Rural Practitioner and RACGP GP of the Year 2017)
  • Dr Sue Packer OA (Senior Australian of the Year 2019, Paediatrician)
  • Associate Professor Tilman Ruff, Nossal Institute for Global Health; founding Australian and International Chair of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) – Nobel Peace Prize recipient  in 2017
  • Professor David Isaacs, Clinical Professor Paediatric and Child Health, Children's Hospital, Westmead
  • Noble Laureate Professor Peter Doherty

 

 

 

 

“Together we can and must tackle climate change for the sake of our children, while there is still time.”
Professor Fiona Stanley, child health expert and former Australian of the Year

 

 

 

 

 

“Our children have the most to lose through the impact of climate change on their health, their environment and their future.” 
Professor Susan Prescott, Paediatrician, University of Western Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Rural families often have to cope with health and financial problems from weather events like flood, drought,  heat and dust. We need to urgently tackle climate change to protect the health and wellbeing of our children.”
Dr Amanda Bethell, Rural Practitioner and RACGP GP of the Year 2017

 

Become part of a growing alliance of medical and health professionals and organisations that have issued statements for urgent action on climate change:

Australian Medical Association, Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, World Health Organisation, American Academy of Pediatrics, British Medical Association, The Lancet Medical journal, British Medical Journal, Wilderness Medical Association, Australian Medical Students Association, Australian and Nursing Midwifery Association, Australian Psychological Society, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, Victorian Allied Health Professionals Association, Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health, and Climate and Health Alliance.

 

TAKE THE PLEDGE TO PROTECT CHILDREN’S HEALTH IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

Your support will ensure our children will experience the same fundamentals of good health- clean air, water and a stable climate — as our generation and those before us.

Dr. Ingo Weber