Monthly Archives: June 2013

Australian Senate praise for campaign against immunisation misinformation

Last night, in the Australian Senate, Senator Richard Di Natale praised the efforts of Toni and David McCaffery, who have honoured their baby daughter Dana’s short life by benefiting our whole community. The McCafferys lost their little girl to Pertussis. They … Continue reading

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Australian Senate: “GTFO AVN”

Today Senator Richard Di Natale tabled a motion, which was unanimously carried,  in the Australian Senate. From Senator Di Natale’s post, just in: The text of the motion was as follows: That the Senate – (a)        notes the low vaccination … Continue reading

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Australian Vaccination Network still vilifying grieving parents

I’ve been holding off on doing this short post as I was giving the gutter-snarks of the anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network, the benefit of the doubt. I knew I was wrong to do so. And, yes, I … Continue reading

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Tired of HPV immunisation misinformation? Here’s a new published review.

I am extremely proud to know these people, who I have been lucky enough to meet through our health activism on the Stop the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network Facebook page. Tired of seeing misinformation published in letters to journals, and … Continue reading

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The Australian Vaccination Network declares that doctors are “terrorists”

Two days ago Australian Doctor published an article in regard to new(ish) intimidatory tactics being employed by the anti-vaccination movement: Anti-vax parents are intensifying their efforts to have conscientious objector forms approved by circulating a document on how to “bully” … Continue reading

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Australian Vaccination Network being “investigated for fraud”.

Today the Sunday Telegraph revealed that the anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network, is being investigated for fraud, by the NSW Office of Fair Trading. This adds to the already dreadful year being had by the AVN, having just … Continue reading

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Tasha David: just a “parent” who does not vaccinate?

I’ve been meaning to cover this topic for a couple of weeks. Given the recent Media Watch coverage of WIN News, and their inclusion of an anti-vaccination campaigner in a news segment, I thought now was as good a time … Continue reading

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Media Watch, WIN TV, and the anti-vaccine Meryl Dorey

Only three days ago I wrote that findings had been handed down against the arrogant and recalcitrant WIN TV, by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA):  “WIN TV breached for vaccination story” – ACMA. WIN News – with the now … Continue reading

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“WIN TV breached for vaccination story” – ACMA

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has handed down its decision on WIN News’ terrible mistake – which it refused to acknowledge – of including anti-vaccine zealot Meryl Dorey in a news segment during a Measles outbreak in South Western Sydney. … Continue reading

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