Antivaxer Chris Savage offering ‘medical’ treatments for autism in Bali

Unqualified anti-vaccination campaigner is offering dangerous intravenous magnesium treatments to patients who visit Indonesia

Victorian govt cracks down on ‘dodgy’ health practitioners

New Victorian Health Complaints Commissioner has stronger powers to instigate investigations and name and shame.

Head of COAG Health Council puts hard word on AHPRA & CBA – update

Letter from SA Health Minister Jack Snelling demands answers on the effectiveness of chiropractic oversight by official bodies.

John Cunningham awarded OAM for science and immunisation

Australian Skeptics congratulate Mr John Cunningham on being granted a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to medicine and the promotion of immunisation in the 2016 Australia Day awards. Mr Cunningham is an Australian-trained orthopaedic surgeon, practising in Melbourne. He specialises in the treatment of spinal disorders….

WA research on anti-vax motivation and secrecy

Fear of being seen as bad parents encourages secrecy

melbourne trams skeptic convention

Krauss and Ernst for November 2016 convention – venue update

Skeptics convention to be held in Melbourne on November 25-27.

“Ineffective” Chiro Board should be sacked

Lack of effective action by the Chiropractic Board of Australia and AHPRA to on-going complaints of misleading advertising elicits the strongest response.

UoW experts unite behind evidence supporting immunisation

Statement by Uni Wollongong academics supports science-based evidence in face of controversial PhD thesis

Bent Spoon for University of Wollongong?

Bent Spoon nominations are flowing in following the University of Wollongong’s approval of an anti-vaccination PhD thesis.

Colin Keay – obituary

Sadly, we report the death of Colin Keay (2/2/1930 – 25/08/2015), one of the main instigators of the Hunter Skeptics, serving as President for many years, as well as an early and regular contributor to The Skeptic. Our deepest sympathies go to Colin’s wife Myra and the rest of his…