Melbourne Skeptics Café

At La Notte restaurant, 140 Lygon Street Carlton Social night from 6pm

Melbourne Skeptics Café

At La Notte restaurant, 140 Lygon Street Carlton Features Dr Steve Roberts with Astronomical Hoaxes. 8:00 pm (Meal from 6pm) A donation is requested.

Melbourne Skeptics Café

At La Notte restaurant, 140 Lygon Street Carlton Will present a Video Night at 8pm (meal from 6pm) A donation is requested.

Skeptics spreading the word across the globe.

Vice president Rachael Dunlop is currently in the USA for several sceptical conferences and lectures, including Dragon*Con in Atlanta last week, NECSS in NYC on September 12 and Boston Skeptics in the Pub in Cambridge on September 15. Rachael has been lecturing, amongst other things, about the campaign by Australian…

Sydney Skeptics Dinner Meeting – Kerrie Dougherty

Kerrie Dougherty is the Curator of Space technology at the Powerhouse Museum. Kerrie will speak on the topic of Extraterrestrials in History which she has traced back at the earliest to 6th century BCE Greeks. 7:00PM for a 7:30PM start at the Chatswood Club, 11 Help Street, Chatswood.

Australian Skeptics at Dragon*Con, Atlanta, USA.

Dragon*Con is one of the world’s largest popular culture conferences, held every year in Atlanta, Georgia. This year, Australian Skeptics was represented by Rachael Dunlop, Richard Saunders and Steve Roberts from the NSW committee as well as fellow skeptics Kylie Sturgess from Perth and Martin Bridgestock from QLD. Dragon*Con is…

Australian Skeptics Respond to AVN Alarmist Press Release

Australian Skeptics today published the following media release: The AVN – at it again! Australian Skeptics has warned that the ironically-titled Australian Vaccination Network is taking advantage of the current situation over insurance indemnity for the Swine Flu vaccine in order to spread fear and alarm about vaccinations in general….

Yahoo! It’s the Skeptics

Australian Skeptics are pleased to be a part of the Yahoo7 News Blog. Our first entry, by Past President Peter ‘Ratbags’ Bowditch, is “An introduction to scepticism.” Enjoy and don’t forget to comment! Australian Skeptics Yahoo7 Blog

Homeopathy – NOT recommended – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) does not recommend the use of homeopathy for HIV, malaria, TB, influenza and infant diarrhoea. In a growing world-wide moment against quackery, the WHO have made a strong statement about the unwise use of homepathy to treat serious illnesses. Australian Skeptics have long campaigned to…

Swine flu, how safe will the vaccine be?

You’d have to be living in a cave to not be aware that we are in midst of an epidemic of H1N1 Influenza, commonly known as Swine Flu. This is the same flu responsible for 1918-1919 pandemic that killed millions, so understandably world health organizations are tracking it very carefully….