Category Archives: Light for Riley

Light for Riley praised in federal parliament whilst antivaxers panned for attacking them

In August 2017, in our federal parliament, Shadow Health Minister Catherine King MP praised public health heroes Catherine and Greg Hughes, and Light for Riley, whilst highlighting the abhorrent attacks on the Hughes family by the Australian anti-vaccination movement: ____________________________

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Light for Riley attacked in official “Vaxxed” group run by AVN president 2

On June 29 2017 – just over one month ago – I wrote this: Picture a round-table populated by untreated, angry perianal abscesses, each with their own internet connection. That’s the Australian anti-vaccination movement: infected; weeping offensive, purulent exudate; ready … Continue reading

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Catherine Hughes again forced to respond to antivax lies about her deceased baby boy

At the heart of anti-vaccination activism and the concomitant abhorrent behaviour which has become normalised – for the anti-vaccination movement, at least, due to incitement from standard-setters such as Meryl Dorey, of the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, and Judy Wilyman, of the … Continue reading

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Anti-Vaccination Australia trolls still attacking Light for Riley

One of the most vile online acts is perpetrated by conspiracy theorists known as Sandy Hook Denialists, or Sandy Hook Hoaxers. These conspiracy-theorist liars attack the families of children who were murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the eight years … Continue reading

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Associate of WA’s Hammond family attacks Light for Riley in Facebook message

The Australian anti-vaccination movement has been involved in the harassment and vilification of families who have lost babies and children to vaccine preventable diseases for years. In 2009, incited by Meryl Dorey and the Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, anti-vaccination activists went … Continue reading

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Brand new Immunisation Foundation of Australia launched by Light for Riley

Maybe the second-best thing to happen in 2016 – the first being the birth of Lucy Grace Hughes, on August 4 – is the launch of the brand new Immunisation Foundation of Australia, by public health heroes Catherine and Greg … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 7

Kate Larvin is a direct-entry level registered midwife in Victoria: Larvin’s registration does not include endorsement to administer scheduled medications: Larvin notes her qualifications on her Facebook profile: Larvin runs a business providing “holistic midwifery” services, which includes a number … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine nurses and midwives 2

Gemma Seabourne is a registered nurse from Western Australia. Her Facebook profile lists her position – a clinical nurse – and place of employment, at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital: On March 19 2015, on the 9 News Perth Facebook page, … Continue reading

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The mobbing of Riley Hughes’ family by anti-vaccination thugs

Yesterday, Mamamia published an article which outlined the thuggery of the anti-vaccination movement towards Mia Freedman and the family of Riley Hughes. Riley Hughes passed away from whooping cough, in March 2015. Since then his parents, Catherine and Greg, and … Continue reading

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Catherine Hughes awarded 2016 WA Young Australian of the Year!

There is dust everywhere. It’s in both of my eyes. I hear from friends all over the country that the dust is there, as well. That damn dust. From the Australian of the Year Awards Facebook page: “As Riley lay … Continue reading

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