(Un)informed Medical Options Party: Electoral commission says 'yes' to anti-vaxxers name change

The fringe party contested the 2019 federal election on a platform of eliminating mandatory health policies, including water fluoridation

An official decision allowing an anti-vax party to call itself the Informed Medical Options Party has been savaged by doctors.

The Australian Electoral Commission said it approved the name because it could not be judged obscene or be confused with existing political parties.

Originally named the Involuntary Medication Objectors Party, last year the organisation ran eight candidates in the Federal election, polling more than 17,000 first-preference votes by pledging to ban mandatory health policies, including the fluoridation

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