Vic Skepticamp postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Surfcoast Summer Skepticamp VII, originally advertised to be held in Airey’s Inlet on Saturday 23rd February, has been postponed to a date to be advised, possibly in April.

Britt Hermes campaign – an update on the defamation case

Britt Hermes gives the latest info on her defamation case and the fund-raising campaign mounted by Australian Skeptics

Aust Skeptics Inc publishes inclusivity statement

Australian Skeptics Inc (ASI) has developed and published an “inclusivity and diversity” statement which acknowledges that “communities are filled with diverse participants, and that supporting the visibility of such diversity enhances the experiences of all community members”. ASI is “committed to the presence and contributions of all persons, regardless of…

A bad day for Sarah

Bent Spoon award goes to social media ‘health guru’ Sarah Stevenson

Aust Skeptics campaigns and investigations – have your say

Your chance to get involved in Skeptics’ projects- suggestions and contributions welcome

Sad day for doomsday

DATELINE AUSTRALIA – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TSUNAMI HITS SYDNEY Yesterday, September 20th 2018 at 9pm, a tsunami wreaked havoc along the NSW coast from Newcastle in the north to Nowra in the south. Huge regions of Sydney where devastated including the seaside suburbs of Cronulla, Bondi and Manly. The…

New president for ASI

Australian Skeptics Inc is very pleased to announce the appointment of Alethea Dean as president. Previous president Eran Segev has moved back into the general committee after a total of seven years in the top chair. Alethea has been a member of the ASI committee since 2016. She was instrumental…

Open letter to the RSL : Let the Dead Rest in Peace

Australian Skeptics groups across the country ask that RSL clubs no longer host ‘talk-to-the-dead psychics’ as entertainment.

Cochrane negative review of omega-3 rebutted … and the rebuttal rebutted

A Cochrane review of research into the health effects of omega-3 has been attacked by a board member of the National Heart Foundation and by supplements company Blackmores as “fake science”. But that attack has now itself been rebutted by the lead author of the Cochrane review, who outlines the…