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Is a notorious Queensland antivaxer obtaining GoFundMe donations via deception and defamation?

On September 30 2016, US anti-vaccination activist Sherri Tenpenny re-published an April blog post, from her Truthkings conspiracy theory blog, in which allegations of domestic violence – first published on a GoFundMe page – against an individual were repeated. Tenpenny … Continue reading

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Qld antivax activist confirms she and her friends all commit Centrelink benefits rort

One month ago I wrote about an anti-vaccination activist – Anna Stancombe/Patel  – who admitted to undertaking what appears to be benefits fraud so as to retain Commonwealth child care benefits to which she is not entitled: Queensland antivax activist in … Continue reading

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Queensland antivax activist in attempted Centrelink benefits rort

Ever since the news that child care rebates and benefits – as well as the removal of conscientious and religious exemptions – hit the newsstands in early 2015, anti-vaccination activists have been busily contorting themselves into all manners of dishonest … 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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Anti-vaccinationists attack the parents and the memorial page of a baby boy

Baby Riley Hughes died on March 17 2015: one month ago, today. He was 32 days old. He died from whooping cough (pertussis). Riley’s mum and dad, Cath and Greg Hughes, immediately set about ensuring that no other parents have to … Continue reading

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Tasha David: just a “parent” who does not vaccinate?

I’ve been meaning to cover this topic for a couple of weeks. Given the recent Media Watch coverage of WIN News, and their inclusion of an anti-vaccination campaigner in a news segment, I thought now was as good a time … Continue reading

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Queensland anti-vaccine science teacher to teach students about immunisation?

Overnight an anti-vaccinationist exploded on the Facebook page of NSW Greens MLC John Kaye. Mr Kaye has been strident in his opposition to the anti-vaccine movement, and the danger they pose to our children. And, it is wholly welcome that … Continue reading

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