Author Archives: Stop Smart Meters Australia

Victoria delays implementation of national arrangements for metering competition

The Victorian government has decided that it will not transition to the new national smart meter rule until 2021.  The new rule, which is intended to facilitate a market-led deployment of ‘advanced’ meters and metering competition, commences on 1 December … Continue reading

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Landlines Petition

  Please consider signing this URGENT petition imploring the Government to keep landlines in rural areas! The Productivity Commission is currently undertaking an inquiry into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation. Draft recommendation 9.1 calls for the Australian Government to phase … Continue reading

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WHO: Setting the Standard for a Wireless World of Harm

Former World Health Organisation staffer, Olga Sheean, has written a report calling on the World Health Organisation (WHO) for action and accountability on wireless technology. In her introduction to the report, Sheean writes: The World Health Organization is failing the … Continue reading

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Power distributors advocate optional smart meters in Victoria – But will the Victorian Labor Government listen?

Last year the Victorian Government, through the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), issued an Options paper asking for feedback on proposed changes to the way electricity metering is installed and managed in Victoria. The purpose of the … Continue reading

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World Health Organization – Setting the Standard for a Wireless World of Harm

Former international civil servant Olga Sheean exposes WHO’s industry bias, its denial of the science on microwave radiation and its failure to protect global health.   The full document can also be freely downloaded at http://olgasheean.com/who-harm http://olgasheean.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/WHO-setting-the-standard-for-a-wireless-world-of-harm.pdf World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Where there’s smoke …there’s a ‘smart’ meter

The January 24th edition of Victorian regional newspaper the Midland Express reported that a local fire brigade was called to a property after smoke started pouring out of a meter box. Fire brigade captain Tyrone Rice said, “It appears water … Continue reading

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Telstra’s obligation to provide landlines may be given the flick

The Productivity Commission’s draft report on the future direction of Telstra’s “Universal Service Obligation” has recommended scrapping Australians’ right to landlines. The Commission argues that the cost of providing landlines will no longer be justified following the completion of the … Continue reading

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