Cathy O’Leary, the health news reporter for the West Australian newspaper, has provided publicity for the protest rallies being held around Australia on Sunday 21 June 2015 (p3  West Australian 17 June 2015). However, the information she has provided about the Perth event is incorrect and it has not been provided by a spokesperson for.. read more →

The ABC Breakfast Program On 29 May 2015 ABC journalists, Virginia Trioli and Michael Rowland, interviewed the popular cartoonist Michael Leunig about his cartoons advocating freedom of speech and informed consent in vaccination. You dismissed the right of individuals to choose how many vaccines they use by claiming that the ‘science is proven’ and that anti-vaccination arguments.. read more →

Monday night’s Q and A program (13 April 2015) began with a 10 minute discussion on vaccination with all 4 members of the panel denouncing people who choose not to vaccinate, yet none of the panelist’s were qualified in health or medicine or produced any evidence to support their faith in this procedure. The public was.. read more →

30 Nov 2014
November 30, 2014

Choice in Vaccination

In the Weekend West Australian (15 November 2014) the medical editor, Cathy O’Leary, wrote an article titled ‘No-Jab Fears: Alarming rise in parents refusing to vaccinate children‘. In this article it is stated that doctors cannot understand why parents are shunning vaccines. This is an interesting statement when there are numerous professionals and public members.. read more →

During this episode of Q and A, which involved a discussion of the impact of computer technology on the wiring of the brain, a comment was made about the distinction between ‘peer-reviewed scientific information’ and ‘personal experience’. It was implied in this discussion that all peer-reviewed information is valid and of greater value to our.. read more →