International Revolution for Choice Rally, Brisbane June 2

Today we have a guest post by Allona from Allona Fit To Parent Network – Allona is organising the Australian leg of the International Revolution for Choice Rally, which will be held in Brisbane on June 2. Welcome Allona! I didn’t start the war … they did… I always knew I was never going to… [Read More]

Family Tax Benefits – Vaccination Requirements from 01 July 2018

The federal parliament recently passed an amendment with changes to vaccination requirements for the purpose of eligibility to Family Tax Benefit A (FTB A) and the FTB A end of year supplement. From the amendment: From 1 July 2018, families who do not meet the health check requirements or immunisation requirements for a child will, instead… [Read More]

The Gardasil Vaccine—Bad Science, Great Promotion, Dangerous

Today we are very pleased to be bringing you a guest post by Australia’s own Helen Lobato, author of the book Gardasil: Fast-Tracked and Flawed. I was diagnosed with cervical dysplasia in 1985. Since that time I have followed the issue of cervical cancer and its resurrection from a disease of obscurity to one of… [Read More]

NCIRS to look for geographical hotspots in medical exemption data

A recently published report called Annual Immunisation Coverage Report 2016 authored by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS), reveals that medical exemption data will be analysed to look for geographical hotspots. Exploration of children with at least one medical exemption for a vaccine by geographical area, looking for any ‘hotspots’, will be… [Read More]

Compelling New Book: Vaccination Panic in Australia by Professor Brian Martin

Brian Martin is an emeritus professor at the University of Wollongong, Australia, and vice president of Whistleblowers Australia. He is the author of 17 books and hundreds of articles on dissent, scientific controversies, nonviolence, democracy, education and other topics. In 2009 in Australia, a citizens’ campaign was launched to silence public criticism of vaccination. This campaign… [Read More]

Distance education homeschoolers caught under NSW No Jab No Play law

It has recently come to our attention that even children homeschooled via Distance Education (in the pre-school programme) are subject to the vaccination requirement under the New South Wales (NSW) No Jab No Play law. During 2017, the right to conscientiously object to vaccination, for the purpose of enrolment in early education and childcare services… [Read More]

Death threat sceptic crowned 2017 Skeptic of the Year

Christine Bayne, who, back in 2010, implored her Twitter followers to “put a bullet” in AVN founder Meryl Dorey’s brain has taken out the Australian Skeptics top award at Skepticon. In an attempt to avoid responsibility for those tweets, Christine Bayne made her tweets private for that Twitter account shortly after she posted them in 2010. … [Read More]