Category Archives: Health Care Complaints Commission

‘The weak are meant to die of infectious disease’ – chicken pox party mum

Hollie Singleton is the anti-vaccination activist Brisbane mother who has become infamous in the last few days for being the person who wants to infect children with chicken pox, by holding chicken pox parties. Singleton has been roundly condemned by … Continue reading

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Dr Kevin Coleman – the antivaxers’ champion

Dr Kevin Coleman is a general practitioner at Tuggerah Medical Centre, on the New South Wales Central Coast. Coleman publicly lists his medical employment history on his Facebook profile, including his current position at Tuggerah Medical Centre: Pay particular attention to the … Continue reading

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Bowral (NSW) preschool owner an anti-vaccine activist – round two of antivax protests

As many readers would be aware, the second round of national anti-vaccine “No Jab No Pay” protests are underway tomorrow, September 20 2015. I covered the identities behind the first round of protests here: No Jab No Pay No Way protests … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 57 – HANDS OFF THE BABIES

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 7 – HANDS OFF THE BABIES] With many thanks to Ebony, who commented on the Stop the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network Facebook page, today we tone it down a little compared to the previous two … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 56 – Fruit Mumma

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 6 – Fruit Mumma] In my most recent post in this series,  Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 5 – so bad it’s like we stepped in something, or Clicking the Pug, I included several of the Chiropractic Board … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors 55 – so bad it’s like we stepped in something, or Clicking the Pug.

[Originally published as Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 5 – so bad it’s like we stepped in something, or Clicking the Pug.] I am going to start today with a little reminder of the regulatory teeth behind what almost all of my chiropractor … Continue reading

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A Time to Kill: Meryl Dorey and her AVsN give medical advice on seizures.

After an extensive investigation into the Australian Vaccination skeptics Network, the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission issued a Public Health Warning on April 30 2014 [my bold]: Public warning The Commission has established that AVN does not provide reliable information … Continue reading

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HCCC Public Warning about the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network 2014

The anti-vaccination pressure group, the Australian Vaccination Network yesterday published its latest award. Awarded for excellence in the fields of callousness and cruelty, dishonesty, hypocrisy, defamation, ineptitude, grandiosity, perjury, hubris, and legal vexatiousness; and with special mentions in the fields … Continue reading

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NSW Parliament 135 – Meryl Dorey 0

The game’s almost up. Both Houses of the NSW Parliament are unanimous in their denunciation of Meryl Dorey and her deceptively named anti-vaccination organisation, the Australian Vaccination Network. This is Fair Trading Minister Anthony Roberts speaking in the Lower House, … Continue reading

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AVN slammed in South Australian Parliament

I’m hoping this becomes a slammed-in-parliament series. Last week I wrote this post: Anti-vaccination network slammed in NSW Parliament. I have just found out that two of my favourite groups – anti-vaccinationists, and general conspiracy wingnuts – were served a cold dish of whoop-arse … Continue reading

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