The health sector should be solving the climate crisis, not causing it, but right now hospitals are burning gas for heating instead of using renewable electricity. Gas burning accounts for a sixth of Victorian hospitals' greenhouse gas emissions.
If you live or work in Victoria, please use the form below to email the Victorian Minister for Health, the Hon Mary-Anne Thomas MP, asking for our public hospitals to be gas-free.
We've drafted an email for you, however the more personalised it is the more effective it will be.
eg. As a nurse, I am deeply concerned for my patients and community who face a future of increased extreme heat incidences and natural disasters. I have seen first-hand the mental and physical impacts of XXX
In fact, feel free to change the whole suggested text in the second stage of this form!