Vale – Colin Groves
The sad passing of one of the great characters of Australian Skeptics, scourge of the Creationists, an internationally leading anthropologist, and one of the nicest people you could want to meet.
Beasties in the Pub
Documentary filmmaker Samuel Hutchinson on Yowies, aliens and assorted strange things – Sydney Skeptics in the Pub, December 7
Anti-vaxxer Meryl Dorey on the hunt for $$$
Former head of anti-vax group trying to raise money for webinars while investigation into AVSN fund-raising continues
United action by Skeptics on anti-vax presentation – Sydney Council under fire
Swift action by the Skeptical community has resulted in the delisting of an anti-vax promotion
2017 Bent Spoon to NICM; Skeptic of the Year Christine Bayne
Australian Skeptics’ annual awards – scientists, campaigners, and alt med promoters
Join the Skeptics
Play your part, meet your peers, learn a lot, and have lots of fun
Northern Territory healer permanently banned
“Esoteric Mind Specialist” cannot conduct business in the Territory
Surfing on Gravity Waves – a new means of space travel?
Ian Bryce, physicist, rocket scientist, and Skeptics challenge co-ordinator, proposes a new means of intergalactic travel by using the newly discovered gravity waves. This will be the topic of his presentation at the next Sydney Skeptics in the Pub, November 2 from 6.30pm at the Occidental Hotel, York St, in…
“Illegal” for health funds to support some ‘natural’ therapies
Government reform drops public health insurance subsidy from a range of alt med treatments
Pre-convention “gathering of the Skeptics”
The casual get-together on the day before the Skepticon convention for meeting, greeting, socialising, networking, and having fun.