Image: Laureate Professor Peter Doherty, The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, University of Melbourne
While it’s a good bet that developing such a major national initiative will, at best, be a long, slow and arduous process, it is true that (to quote Laozi): “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”. What is also clear is that “business as usual” is not a viable option for the future economy, defence and health of Australia”
This journey by DEA and many other began this week and we will need assistance from every member. Peter Doherty is a long standing member of our Scientific Advisory Committee. Read his article: Climate policy is a fiendish problem for governments – time for an independent authority with real powers.