Update – the missing homeopathy submission
Growing international activism re homeopathy ‘submission’ against NHRMC report, but questions about its existence still exist in Australia.
Tickets available for Skeptics Convention dinner
Australian Skeptics’ social event of the year in Sydney, November 18
Anti-vax film screened at Australian National University
University says “[The screening] was not in any way endorsed by the University”.
TGA’s list of medical indications full of pseudoscience
Proposed product descriptions enshrine nonsensical concepts
Top speakers for 2017 Skeptics Convention
International and local presenters promise a great event of science, skepticism, critical thinking, activism, with a healthy dose of critical thinking, a dash of humour and a great deal of common sense.
Ban homeopathy in pharmacies, says industry review
Government-appointed review of pharmacy regulation says homeopathic products should be banned from pharmacies and complementary medicines shelved separately to evidence-based medicine.
Queen’s Birthday honour for Ken Harvey
Leading critic of pseudomedicine given Member of the Order of Australia
Edith Cowan Uni bans crystal healing training seminars
Edith Cowan University has decided to ban training seminars on crystal healing from its campus. The seminars have apparently been running on the university grounds since 2011, and the next was due to take place on June 25. But in response to queries from Australian Skeptics Inc, ECU Vice-Chancellor Prof…
“Experimental” Webster technique approved by Chiropractic Australia
Chiro Australia president says it’s OK to “experiment” on pregnant women
Pro-vaccine measures in 2017 Budget
Anti-vaxxers hit in hip pocket; promotion of benefits broadened