Category Archives: public health

Australian Vaccination-risks Network posts anti-vaccination billboard in Brisbane

The Australian Vaccination-risks Network (formerly Australian Vaccination Network, and Australian Vaccination Skeptics Network), has a NSW Health Care Complaints Commission public health warning issued against it and its president Meryl Dorey: The AVN has steadfastly refused to amend its anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Unconscionable: Australian Vaccination-risks Network promotes convicted criminal

I haven’t written about ex-Queensland police officer Chris Savage for a couple of years. From 2016, Antivaxer Savage bailed in NZ and asking for donations: Thanks to the man himself we now have an update on the whereabouts and latest happenings … Continue reading

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The Drs. Wolfson – Incomprehensibly Cruel 2 – Light for Riley responds

“In summary, our baby died from whooping cough and therefore you claim that all parents must have a chiropractor on speed-dial.  It’s almost as if you are using our child’s death to promote your own chiropractic business.  Wait, not almost … Continue reading

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Convicted naturopath Marilyn Bodnar issued permanent prohibition order by NSW HCCC

It may have come a few decades too late, but, the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission has acted decisively in banning jailed naturopath Marilyn Bodnar from practising, permanently. Taking effect from July 23 2018, the HCCC has issued a prohibition … Continue reading

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Citing imprimatur of University of Wollongong, antivaxer Judy Wilyman trolls Light for Riley

Judy Wilyman – the anti-vaccination activist inexplicably granted a PhD by the University of Wollongong – has a long history of vilifying bereaved parents: several times, Wilyman has claimed that the whooping cough deaths of babies Dana McCaffery and Riley … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccination activists angry that too few babies are dying from whooping cough

Wonderful news came this week regarding the success of maternal whooping cough boosters in saving the lives of babies too young to be immunised. From NSW Government Facebook: Not a single child has died from whooping cough since the free … Continue reading

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Allona Lahn: Meryl Dorey 2.0 complete with warnings of microchips

Last week, Queensland media outlets succumbed to lobbying from Queensland anti-vaccination activist Allona Lahn. Incredibly, one of them was ABC Sunshine Coast. It’s like no one at the station had learned anything from the past decade of embarrassing Meryl Dorey … Continue reading

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During Melbourne measles alert antivaxers seek to deliberately infect their unimmunised children

On Tuesday February 20 2018, a measles alert was issued for Melbourne after an infectious person visited several locations: What is the issue? There has been one confirmed case of measles in Melbourne. The infection was acquired in Victoria and … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccination doxxing and defamation, the HCCC, and Holdsworth House Medical Practice

This post will be a little self-indulgent, in that it has been coming for a long time – fifteen months in the making – and that the circumstances surrounding the doxxing, defamation and vilification of a complete stranger, by anti-vaccination … Continue reading

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Antivaxer boasts of lying to procure fraudulent immunisation medical exemption and Centrelink entitlements

On January 23 2018, in hardcore anti-vaccination Facebook group Anti-Vaccination Australia – yes, the group run by Belgin Arslan, who, with Brett Smith of the discredited Australian Vaccination-skeptics Network, vilified and doxxed an innocent Byron Bay physiotherapist and his family in … Continue reading

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