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Yes, Australia has a problem with live birth data

29 November 2022

4:00 AM

29 November 2022

4:00 AM

The fact-checkers at the ABC jumped to the government’s rescue when I asked a few pointed questions about the reported decline in birth rates following the national Covid vaccine roll-out.

‘It has been four weeks since the Australian Bureau of Statistics published data showing a 70 per cent reduction in Australia’s monthly birthrate between July and December 2021 as compared to the long-term average – a startling decrease.

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