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“The Skeptic” Magazine

The Skeptic is published four times per year by Australian Skeptics Inc. Since the first issue was published in 1981, the Skeptic has printed articles on a vast variety of sceptical subjects ranging from alien abduction to zombies. There was even an article on Electroencephaloneuromentimpography. You can find out more on the evolution of the … Go to this page »

Skeptical Podcasts from Australia

Join your hosts Richard Saunders and Stefan Sojka as they present The Skeptic Zone, Australia’s own skeptical podcast. Richard and Stefan began skeptical broadcasting in 2001 on Net.FM internet radio with a segment called The Sketpic Tank. Over the years this show became The Tank Vodcast, an online TV show and finally turned into The Skeptic Zone in 2008. … Go to this page »


Not everything written by or about members and friends of Australian Skeptics can be found in the pages of the Skeptic. Here are some other papers and articles which have appeared over the years. … Go to this page »


James Randi in Australia  —  1980 In 1980, Dick Smith invited James ‘The Amazing’ Randi to visit Australia to conduct a definitive test into the claims of water diviners. This event is credited as one of the factors that lead to the creation of Australian Skeptics.   In July 1980, Dick Smith and I engaged in a series of tests of dowsers  —  diviners … Go to this page »

Convention Videos

Australian Skeptics have a long and proud tradition of holding national conventions. Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Hobart, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Canberra have all played host to local and international speakers. Australian Skeptics have also been invited to speak at conventions around the world. Some of those talks are also included. Thoughts and opinions expressed do not … Go to this page »


“The Skeptic” Magazine

Subscribe to the world’s second oldest skeptical magazine! Released quarterly and packed with fascinating stories of a skeptical bent.
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Sydney Dinner Meeting — 20 June

Nicole Rogerson will speak about the myths versus reality of autism. Go to our shop to book your place.


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