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Healthcare

Alternative medicine is under the spotlight in Australia, with calls to end private health insurance rebates for any natural healing modalities – rebates that are partly subsidised by the government. Recently on the 7.30 program on the ABC, the story “Should alternative medicines have their government rebate cut?” highlighted a draft report showing no proof
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Stop Classifying Food as Drugs!

by Leisa on November 20, 2009

Why oh why does the government want to regulate our food as drugs? “The difference between a food and a drug is crystal clear:  One is natural and one is man-made synthetic and prone to side effects. If they get away with classifying foods as medicine, prices of nutritional ‘superfoods’ like chlorella and spirulina will
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Online Petitions – Please Sign!

by Leisa on September 13, 2009

For those of us who live in Australia and have concerns about the state of government interference in our health – here are two good petitions to sign online, so that our voice is heard in one small way! The first one is to stop the fluoridation of water in QLD.  This is an important
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When Does the Government Own Our Body?

by Leisa on June 5, 2009

Scarily enough, there are circumstances when they do… As far as I am concerned, no-one and I mean NO-ONE has the right to tell me what I can and can’t do with my own body.  That means that if “compulsory vaccination” for one, is introduced, I will be standing up against it due to “religious”
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