Hunter doctors support open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison on climate change

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
September 15 2021 - 9:00pm
Unfolding crisis: Dr John Van Der Kallen said doctors are already seeing the impact of climate change on patient health.

Hunter doctors have supported an open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison urging him to commit to an ambitious national plan to protect health by cutting Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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