Anti-vax promo leaves midwives red-faced

The Australian College of Midwives has apologised for promoting an event run by a group that claims vaccination may be linked to autism.

The college emailed 1000 of its members in NSW last month inviting them to a series of information evenings organised by the controversial Australian Vaccination Network (AVN).

The emails, which featured the college’s logo and the logos of its sponsors, promised that Meryl Dorey, the AVN’s president, together with another of its supporters, would “set the record straight” on the