HCCC power boosted after anti-vax feud

Until now the HCCC has been constrained by laws that say it can only investigate a practitioner if he or she is subject to a patient complaint.

Last year the Supreme Court upheld the Australian Vaccination Network’s (AVN) claim against the commission, saying its actions against the group were “not within the jurisdiction of the HCCC”.

Introducing the changes to parliament, NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner said the judgement in AVN’s