The Pro-Vax Manifesto – Reblog

This is just too good not to share. The site it was originally published on just yesterday appears to be down but hopefully, it will come back again. When it does, the URL is https://www.runningthecountry.com/pro-vax-manifesto/ I’ve been studying vaccines for a few years now. During that time several pro-vaxxers have done their best to convince me… [Read More]

An update on No Jab, No Play (NSW): URGENT ACTION REQUIRED!

On 06 April 2017, Walt Secord, the Shadow Minister for Health (ALP), introduced to the Legislative Council, a Bill to amend the New South Wales Public Health Act. The object of this Bill is to amend the Public Health Act 2010 to prevent unvaccinated children being enrolled at child care facilities if the only reason… [Read More]

Time for a wide-ranging & independent inquiry into the effectiveness and safety of vaccination

Media Release The Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network (AVN) condemns Prime Minister Turnbull’s recent call for an Australia-wide childcare ban on unvaccinated children as representing a cynical exercise in fear politics, and call on him to immediately convene a wide-ranging inquiry into both the effectiveness and safety of vaccines provided under the National Immunisation Program (NIP). Public health policy… [Read More]

Wishing our members a Happy and prosperous New Year!

For immediate release: 1st January 2017 Another year has come to an end and what a tumultuous year it has been. There has been a lot of suffering that has been imposed on our community with the introduction of the No Jab No Pay/Play laws, so I don’t blame you for being eager to see… [Read More]

Policy Statement: The Arts Party

The Arts Party was contacted by many concerned Australians who wanted to know the position of the Party regarding No Jab No Pay. The Party met recently and decided to come out squarely AGAINST the No Jab, No Pay policy. We applaud them for taking this ethical stand. Their policy statement can be read below:… [Read More]

Party Response: Greg Beattie Independent Senate QLD

DEAR AVN SUPPORTERS For those who don’t know me, I am a past president of the AVN. I took up the position during a period when it was probably the most attacked and vilified legally constituted association in Australia. The attacks came from all angles, including various government departments, and even parliament. But behind them… [Read More]

Party Response: Seniors United NSW

Hello Meryl Sorry for the delay in answering your earlier inquiry, — I have been away for a few weeks and completely out of touch. We are a relatively new Party and we are developing policies on matters that concern the aged. At this stage we have not (as a party) considered and debated the… [Read More]

Party Response: Science Party Australia

  Dear Ms Dorey, The Science Party’s position on vaccines is outlined below and is also published here: https://www.scienceparty.org.au/children_deserve_vaccines. Vaccines work The overwhelming scientific evidence indicates that vaccines are safe and effective. Vaccination has eradicated smallpox and rinderpest, and immensely reduced the burden of dozens of other diseases. Anti-vaccination groups often point out that deaths from… [Read More]

Party Response: Australian Defence Veterans Party

Dear Ms Dorey I apologise on behalf of the Party for not responding to your email earlier. Thank you for the inquiry regarding The Veterans Party policy regarding childhood immunisations.  The Party recognizes that this is a divisive issue among broader communities across the nation. The Party gives a clear indication of our stance as… [Read More]