Category Archives: skeptic

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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Australian Spinal Research Foundation 2014 – time for a new shovel

Today, I was delighted to be reminded to visit the website of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation. I hadn’t been there for a while. In October 2013 I wrote about the board of governors of the ASRF:  The Australian Spinal … Continue reading

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Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (NSW) brings in anti-vaccine subluxationist as lead seminar speaker

I get it. I really do. Over the last year the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia has been dragged kicking and screaming into the Age of Evidence. The other main chiropractic representative body, the Chiropractic and Osteopathic College of Australasia (COCA), … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 4

Just over one year ago, on August 8 2013, the Chiropractic Board of Australia issued a directive to all chiropractors. From the media release [bold mine]: The Chiropractic Board of Australia cracks down to protect the public. The Chiropractic Board of … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractor Tim Shakespeare to co-present with anti-vaccine legend at anti-vaccine chiropractic seminar

Tim Shakespeare of Healing Wave Chiropractic, in NSW, was once a board member of the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia NSW chapter. That was until the CAA NSW took proper notice of his arrogant public anti-vaccinationism, and his bragging about secretly … Continue reading

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Public Apology from Mr Phillip Ebrall

Earlier this year a public apology was meant to be published in the Chiropractic Journal of Australia, regarding comments made in an editorial by Mr Phillip Ebrall. The comments, and others, can be found in my post from December 2013: … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine chiropractors redux 3

Since August 8 2013 chiropractors in Australia have been banned from posting anti-vaccine misinformation, well, anywhere. Period. I’m not sure how much the Chiropractic Board of Australia has done about its anti-vaccine chiropractors: we only hear rumours. We don’t see … Continue reading

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Meryl Dorey – the libelous, private public officer

Ever since the very beginnings of Stop the Australian (anti) Vaccination Network, five years ago, anti-vaccination ideologue Meryl Dorey has steadfastly refused to answer simple questions via email. The questions pertain to the operations of the (then) Australian Vaccination Network, … Continue reading

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Australian chiropractor Laurence Tham to present for US anti-vaccine chiropractic group

One would think that the past year of embarrassment for Australian anti-vaccine chiropractors would be enough for some pause for thought. But, I guess, when someone has the capacity for anti-vaccination belief, one can think anything is appropriate. Recently the Flying … Continue reading

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Death threats against Dr Paul Offit and family published on NVIC Facebook page

Barbara Loe Fisher and her cronies at the US National Vaccine Information Center know how to get a rise out of their panting whackaloons: mention the name “Paul Offit”; make sure it’s mentioned in a Strawman; make sure it’s a … Continue reading

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