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

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 to explode at the slightest of prodding; causing excruciating pain; adjacent to faeces and … 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-vaccine nurses and midwives 25

Maria MacDonald is a registered nurse and registered midwife from Queensland. MacDonald cites her registration, related qualifications, and professional association memberships on a regular basis on her Facebook profile, including her Calmbirth practitioner membership: RN, RM, IBCLC, Calmbirth® practitioner, Member … 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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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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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-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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