Author Archives: Stop Smart Meters Australia

Smart meter rollout is linked to a rise in disconnections

VICTORIA’s electricity smart meter rollout has been linked to a rise in disconnections. And fees to pay for the rollout have also pushed up power prices, putting a strain on low-income households, a state inquiry has been told. Annual disconnections … Continue reading

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Melbourne doctor fears link between mobile phone use and brain cancer

A leading Melbourne doctor is blaming mobile phones for an escalation in brain cancer. Dr John Tickell has fought his own cancer battle and claims radiation is the link. He says it should be a wake up call for anyone … Continue reading

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Beware – ‘Silent’ installation of smart water and gas meters

A ‘silent’ installation of smart (AMI capable) water and gas meters is in full swing in Victoria and parts of NSW. Most current models are ‘pulse ready’, meaning that, even if they do not currently transmit data wirelessly, they can … Continue reading

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EMERG EHS presentation and New Environmental Sensitivity Register

SSMA Vice President delivers EHS presentation to Govt. authorities and industry representatives On the 20th of May, Steve Weller B.Sc. presented on the topic of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS) at the bi-annual Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group (EMERG) committee meeting. EMERG was … Continue reading

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Smart meters are a ‘costly mistake’ that’ll add BILLIONS to bills – UK Institute of Directors

A report from the Institute of Directors (IoD) warns that the government’s rollout of smart meters “should be ‘halted, altered or scrapped’ to avoid a potentially catastrophic government IT disaster.” The report, entitled “Not too clever: will Smart Meters be … Continue reading

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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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