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AVSN: release of GIPA documents

Today saw the release of all correspondence between NSW Fair Trading and the Australian Vaccination-Skeptics Network (AVSN) from 20 Oct 2011 to 4 April 2013. These documents were obtained under the Government Information Public Access (GIPA) Act.

A supporter of the Facebook group Stop the Australian (Anti)Vaccination Network (SAVN) made the GIPA application, and with the help of other supporters, analysed the documents. The AVSN did not oppose this GIPA request.

The documents include correspondence in regard to the NSW Fair Trading order for the AVSN to change its name, the AVSN's financial statement for 2011 and an amended statement for 2010, plus correspondence in all other matters.

In analysing the documents, SAVN determined the following:

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