Author Archives: Stop Smart Meters Australia

Appeal to U.N. to protect humans from wireless technology

International Scientists Appeal to U.N. to Protect Humans and Wildlife from Electromagnetic Fields and Wireless Technology WHO’s conflicting stance on risk needs strengthening, says 190 scientists On May 11, 2015, 190 scientists from 39 nations submitted an appeal to the … Continue reading

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An energy ’death spiral’ could result in electricity prices skyrocketing as more consumers go ‘off-grid’

AN ENERGY “death spiral” could result in electricity prices skyrocketing further as some customers tear up large bills in favour of using their own solar and battery power. A Senate committee examining the management of electricity networks has found bill … Continue reading

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Life-support patient disconnected | Herald Sun

Energy retailers are wrongfully disconnecting electricity customers at a rate that is causing concern to the Essential Services Commission.  Processes intended to protect customers from spur-of-the-moment disconnections are not being adhered to.  These processes include hardship assessment, payment advice and … Continue reading

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Is electromagnetic hypersensitivity real? | The Feed, SBS

A growing number of people are suffering from health problems, and they lay the blame at mobile phones, smart meters and wifi; an allergy to electromagnetic fields. See: http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video/432697924000/Is-electromagnetic-hypersensitivity-real-The-Feed

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Where’s Your Mobile Phone? – Monash University Survey

Opportunity for young women to participate in a short survey. Would you like to take part in a Monash University survey on how young women store, carry and use their mobile phones and their perception of risk? Monash is going … Continue reading

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Which meter do you trust?

Back in the good old days, before smart meters, before the privatisation of the Victorian Electrical system, there was the state government owned State Electricity Commission of Victoria.  The SECV was disbanded in 1993 as various private electricity companies (largely … Continue reading

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AusNet to pay $125 each to 230,000 customers for smart meter IT system glitch | Herald Sun

A POWER giant has to pay $28.75 million compensation to hundreds of thousands of customers with smart meters that are not functioning ­properly due to an “unstable” IT system. The 230,000 AusNet Services customers will each be paid $125 with … Continue reading

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