Queensland Student Given Gardasil Vaccination Without Parent’s Consent

Queensland Student Given Gardasil Vaccination Without Parent’s Consent

28th May 2014

By Lee Maddox

Guest Writer for Wake Up World

A 15 year old Merrimac High School Student on the Gold Coast, Queensland, was injected with the Gardasil vaccine after the boy’s mother had indicated on the consent form that her son was not to receive the jab.

Whether you support or oppose vaccination, either way this is shocking and should be unacceptable to any Australian parent. It raises the question as to why the school even bothered to send home a consent form if Queensland Health can ignore parents wishes and conduct the vaccination anyway. How do you know your child will be treated according to your wishes as a parent when you send your child to school?

The fact remains, you don’t.

Age of Consent?

According to the May 27th news report:

[Mellisa Blakemore’s] son came home from school last Tuesday and said he had been given the vaccination after he was told to sign his own consent form.

“He questioned the lady doing it… and she said ‘Your name’s on the list, so you’re getting the shot’”, she said…

“From a parent’s point of view, giving us consent forms then going over our heads is just abominable and terrible… My son doesn’t comprehend that sort of stuff… he’s not well informed enough to make those decisions when put on the spot… [15 year olds] can’t vote, they can’t drink and legally they can’t have sex but yet they’re allowed to sign a form for vaccine for a sexually transmitted disease”, she said…

“If [children] don’t have consent forms from parents they should be sending a note home to say they weren’t vaccinated, not just go ‘here’s a form, we think you’re old enough to make these decisions’”…

A council spokesman said it followed Queensland Health’s guidelines [but] “the Information Privacy Act prevents the City of Gold Coast commenting in relation to individual matters”.


Ms Blakemore has obvious concerns about Gardasil. With good reason, too. There are still many questions of it’s side-affects and efficacy.

In 2013 the Japanese government withdrew its support for the HPV vaccines after the community reported side effects ranging from “long-term pain and numbness”, according to an article in The Tokyo Times, HPV Vaccine Seen Differently by Japan.

In the U.S. the cervical cancer rate is 8 per 100,000 women.1 Moreover, it is one of the most treatable forms of cancer. The current death rate from cervical cancer is between 1.6 to 3.7 deaths per 100,000 women.2 The American Cancer Society (ACS) notes that “between 1955 and 1992, the cervical cancer death rate declined by 74%” and adds that “the death rate from cervical cancer continues to decline by nearly 4% each year.”3

According to Dr. Diane Harper, the leading international developer of the HPV vaccines, “There have been no efficacy trials in girls under 15 years” and revealed that “The rate of serious adverse events is greater than the incidence rate of cervical cancer.”4.

Merck (the vaccine manufacturer) did study a small group of girls under 16 who had been vaccinated, but did not follow them long enough to conclude sufficient presence of effective HPV antibodies.

Dr. Harper also explains, “If you vaccinate a child, she won’t keep immunity in puberty and you do nothing to prevent cervical cancer”. However, Dr. Harper emphasizes the need for Gardasil booster shots, because it is still unknown how long the vaccine immunity lasts.

It’s evidence like this that leads parents like Mellisa Blakemore to withhold consent for their children to receive the Gardasil vaccine.

It’s no wonder this mother is outraged.

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Lee “General” Maddox is the founder of realnewsaustralia.com, a site dedicated to offering an alternative view to government-controlled media, and helping people to challenge and question what they see on TV, read in newspapers & hear on the radio.

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