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…

melbourne trams skeptic convention

Skepticon 2019 – December 6-8, Melbourne

The Victorian Skeptics has released details for Skepticon 2019, the Australian Skeptics National Convention. After two successful Skepticons in Sydney, this annual event is returning to Melbourne. Skepticon 2019 will be held close to the Melbourne CBD between 6th and 8th December 2019. There will be many international speakers and…

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

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

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

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.