Skeptics offer help for National Convention ancillary events

Australian Skeptics Inc has put out an offer of help to any individuals or organisations interested in holding Skeptical events to run alongside the coming National Convention. The Convention – the 33rd in a continuous series – will be held on November 18-19 2017 at the City Recital Hall, Sydney….

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

Tickets now available for Skepticon

The 33rd Australian Skeptics National Convention, November 2017 – early bird discounts for Skeptics

Homeopathy groups’ attack on NHMRC – the missing submission

A ‘scathing’ attack on the NHMRC critical report on homeopathy seems to have been disowned by its authors.

Homeopathic teething tablets recalled

TGA has advised that the products, which contain belladonna, should be returned to their place of purchase.

Quizzing scientists in the age of alternative facts

Non-alternative facts – how well are they communicated?