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Australian Medical Association: A National Disgrace


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Recently the Australian Medical Association (AMA) released a disgraceful position statement in relation to wind farm noise and health.

This is Dr Sarah Laurie’s cutting response.

AMA statement on wind farms and health

Sarah Laurie
14 March 2014

Dear Dr Hambleton and Professor Dobb,

I will be formally writing to the AMA Federal Council members on this matter shortly, but I just wanted to bring your attention to the fact that today is World Sleep Day, and that the rights of children to a good nights sleep are being abrogated by the failure of state and federal authorities to properly regulate environmental noise (including wind turbine noise pollution) and to ensure that the known harm from infrasound and low frequency noise from wind turbines is prevented by adopting safe noise pollution guidelines and actively enforcing them.

The AMA have just endorsed that abuse of the most vulnerable members of our communities…

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