About

The Australian Skeptics (Victorian Branch) is an evidence-based organisation run by volunteer members.

The Skeptics encourage thoughtful, rational exploration of the world around us. We do not believe in the paranormal, miracle cures, astrology and the like. We do believe in reproducible results, recognising that sometimes not finding an expected result is an important part of the scientific process. To this end, the Skeptics are keen to promote scientific education and a sense of wonder in the natural world.

The Skeptics encourage people to think carefully and seek appropriate evidence before coming to a conclusion on an issue. Things that sound “too good to be true” – usually aren’t true! Science has revealed many amazing things, but amazing claims are also used to deceive and to defraud innocent people.

President: Chris Guest

Vice President, Terry Kelly

 

Victorian Skeptics Committee 2019: L to R, Richard Collmann, Ken Greatorex, Francesca Folk-Scolaro, Steve Exton, Monica Quijano, Michelle Bijkersma, Chris Guest, Mary-Jo O’Rourke, Scott Keene, Terry Kelly. INSET: Lana Bavykina



Below, photos from some of our events:

Terry Kelly opens a Skeptic Café - April 2012

Terry Kelly opens a Skeptic Café – April 2012

James Randi at La Notte - Nov 2012

James Randi at La Notte – Nov 2012

Eugenie Scott, Skeptic Café - April 2012

Eugenie Scott, Skeptic Café – April 2012

Leo Egwe, Skeptic Café, Aug 2011

Leo Egwe, Skeptic Café, Aug 2011

Dr Ken Harvey, March 2012

Dr Ken Harvey, March 2012

Krissy Wilson, Aug 2011

Krissy Wilson, Aug 2011

Dr Rachael Dunlop, June 2011

Dr Rachael Dunlop, June 2011

Dr Andrew Prentice speaks to the Victorian Skeptics, 20th of July 2009

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