On 29 March Cathy O’Leary, medical editor (medical editor’s do not require health qualifications) at the West Australian newspaper, published a story titled “HPV Jabs lag in Northern Suburbs” to encourage the uptake of HPV vaccines. This article provides false and misleading information to the public about the cause of cervical cancer and the value.. read more →

Open Letter to Australian Journalists 14 December 2016 Dear Journalists, On the 20 January 2016 John Cunningham, a medical practitioner and lobby group activist, who has no connection to the University of Wollongong (UOW), was given a voice in the mainstream media to disparage, without evidence, the assessment of a university PhD thesis (see letter.. read more →

Vice-Chancellor University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia 2 March 2017 Dear Professor Wellings, I have previously made you aware of the false claims about vaccines that are being made on the University of Wollongong (UOW) website and these claims are directly affecting children’s health. You will also be aware that the normal channels for debating academic.. read more →

The West Australian today (1 March 2017) is attacking non-vaccinating parents and labelling them as ‘anti-vaxxers’. This article by news reporter Cathy O’Leary (she is titled a Medical Editor but has not provided any health or medical qualifications and in 8 years has not reported on the medical literature that supports the concerns parents have.. read more →

Open Letter To University of Wollongong (UOW) Academics 20 February 2017 Re:  Ben Dickinson, a Reporter at Post Newspapers WA, asks to be removed from this emailing list. Dear Professor Alison Jones, Professor Yeatman (and the 60 UOW academics supporting the statement about vaccination on the UOW website), I have received a request from a.. read more →