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‘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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Antivaxers Gone Wild – meet “The Unreasonable Wank”!

Post updated December 22 2015: After a very quick search it has been established that the owner of the “Bernie Smith” account is Ollie Dutchie, the partner of Giselle Kara Vles, both of Brighton, Victoria. Their real names are Olivier … 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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Anti-vaccine representatives disgrace themselves at Federal Senate Inquiry Public Hearing

On November 2 2015 this senate committee public hearing took place, in Brisbane: Community Affairs Legislation Committee – 02/11/2015 – Social Services Legislation Amendment (No Jab, No Pay) Bill 2015. The public hearing kicked off at 0900 hours, with the five … 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 president Tasha David glorifies dangerous health advice which lands toddler in hospital

An extremely disturbing blog post was published this morning (Australian time), which provides an account of the provision of dangerous medical advice, by unqualified anti-vaccination movement leaders, in a closed Facebook group named Vaccine Free Australia – administered by Courtney … Continue reading

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The precedent-setting chiropractor, Tim Shakespeare – with a DeMoss chaser

All Australian chiropractors must operate according to Codes of Conduct and Guidelines for advertising regulated health services. Here is a little snapshot of the advertising guidelines as set out under the National Law. As you can see it could get quite … 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 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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