Author Archives: Stop Smart Meters Australia

Smart Meters coming to Queensland!

Documentation from the Queensland Government’s ’30 Year Electricity Strategy Discussion Paper’ indicates that the Smart Grid will be turned on in South East Queensland on 1st July, 2015. See: Advanced Metering Discussion Paper – Australian rollout “The Queensland Government supports a customer-driven rollout … Continue reading

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‘People Power Victoria – No Smart Meters’ is now a registered political party!

The Victorian Electoral Commission has announced the registration of’ People Power Victoria – No Smart Meters (PPV).  PPV is now able to contest the forthcoming Victorian November 2014 election. Thank you to all Stop Smart Meters Australia (SSMA) members and supporters for … Continue reading

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Herald Sun – Reports of illness prompt audit of smart meter radiation

AN independent audit of electromagnetic radiation from smart meters will begin next month as critics claim reports of illness from hundreds of Victorians represent an emerging health crisis. More than 250 Victorians have contacted Stop Smart Meters Australia to report … Continue reading

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Telstra warning customers to avoid electromagnetic energy

Hot on the heels of the recent series of news reports about WiFi health and safety concerns shown by Channel 7,  Telstra has been warning customers on the potential dangers of Electro Magnetic Energy from mobile phones.  A text message … Continue reading

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Victorian Parliament passes Energy Legislation Amendment (Customer Metering Protections and Other Matters) Bill 2014

This bill includes the power to make Orders in Council to provide for setting fees to manually read meters, and the recovery of these fees by retailers. These charges are yet to be set, with the AER (Australian Energy Regulator) … Continue reading

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Wi-Fi in Schools – Health Risk Concerns

Is WiFi Safe? This is the question on the minds of many parents in Australia whose children attend schools that have rolled out WiFi in their classrooms. Building biologist Nicole Bijlsma warns about the health impacts of radio frequencies from … Continue reading

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United Energy backflips (again)

Earlier in the year United Energy seemed to have accepted that its customers have the right not to accept installation of smart meters.  They sent a letter to their customers stating “….we honour your request not to have a smart … Continue reading

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