Leaflet on moon landings

Australian Skeptics has produced a new flyer on the Moon landings and the claims that the events were fakes. This is a handy document to give to anyone who claims that a hoax has been perpetrated by hundreds of thousands of conspirators. You can download a copy of the flyer:…

Britt Hermes successful in defamation lawsuit

Naturopath’s claims dismissed by German judge

Aust Skeptics Inc statement on climate change

In 2010, Australian Skeptics Inc. released a statement about the troubling use of the term “Skeptics” or “Sceptics” in the context of climate science. We now expand our position on so-called “climate change scepticism”. After more than 60 years of research, the agreement among scientists is that the climate is…

Review finds Wilyman anti-vax PhD “incomplete”, “biased” and “flawed”

A critical appraisal by researchers finds controversial thesis is influencing anti-vax decisions despite “outright misrepresentation of facts”

Mike Willesee – trailblazing journalist, Skeptics winner and loser

The only person to win both positive and negative awards from Australian Skeptics

TGA makes minor changes to medicines indications list

Revisions ignore many pseudoscientific claims used in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine

ASI position statement on “gay conversion therapy”

Australian Skeptics Inc. (ASI) commends Daniel Andrews and the Victorian government for the recently announced plan to ban “gay conversion therapy” across the state. These church-based therapies are not based on scientific evidence, have been proven not to work, and are well known to cause physical and psychological harm. Gay…

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