Tag Archives: Courtney Hebberman

Sydney anti-vaccination activist “soooo excited” if her daughter has measles

Vaccine Free Australia is one of the most rabid of the Australian antivax Facebook groups. It has featured in this blog repeatedly for its orchestrated attacks on bereaved parents, attacks on parents of babies who have contracted whooping cough, plans for … Continue reading

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Antivaxers violently react to proposed government immunisation-childcare policy and vilify bereaved parents

This news broke today: UNVACCINATED children will be banned from all childcare centres and preschools in Australia under a hard line proposal spearheaded by the federal government. The immunisation rates of all preschools and daycare centres will be made publicly … Continue reading

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UPDATE MAy 15 2017 In a letter dated April 28 2017, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia notified a complainant that the investigation into Cadd’s behaviour is closed. There are no cautions or undertakings on either of Cadd’s registrations. … Continue reading

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On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation: … Continue reading

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On October 11 2016, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia responded to a number of complaints regarding anti-vaccination material and advice being disseminated by registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and registered midwives, by publishing a new position statement on anti-vaccination misinformation: … Continue reading

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The Hammond Dilemma – adverse events and anti-vaccination activism

Until five days ago, as far as I  am aware, I had never commented publicly on the case of the Hammond family and their campaign for compensation for Ben Hammond’s “probable” 2012 vaccine adverse reaction. I just did not know … 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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Adelaide antivaxers now hosting chicken pox parties

Fresh from the horror week suffered by the Australian anti-vaccination movement – due to a now world famous chicken pox outbreak at a Brunswick primary school; an antivaxer’s baby being hospitalised with whooping cough; and the infamous, callous Hollie Singleton and her … Continue reading

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Sydney antivaxer attacks Young Australian of the Year (WA) Cath Hughes – updated

This post was originally published on October 27 2015 as: Sydney antivaxer attacks Young Australian of the Year (WA) Cath Hughes On November 8 2015 Catherine  Hughes was awarded the 2016 WA Young Australian of the Year! Cath Hughes is … 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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