Author Archives: Stop Smart Meters Australia

Health Department finally admits Health Act applies to health impacts of electromagnetic emissions

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) previously advised members of the public that electromagnetic emissions were considered to be outside the provisions of Victoria’s Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.  Following a complaint raised by a member … Continue reading

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New Instruments of Surveillance and Social Control: Wireless Technologies which Target the Neuronal Functioning of the Brain

The following extract is from a report written by Dr Kingsley Dennis, Research Associate in the Centre for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe), based at the Sociology Department at Lancaster University, England. The advent of smart grids provides the potential framework for … Continue reading

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Is the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) a captured agency?

A captured agency is defined as a regulatory agency which, rather than serving the public interest, is largely under the influence of the industry or sector that it is charged with regulating. The USA’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which is … Continue reading

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Kansas City smart meter fires

While electricity companies continue their campaign of hastily covering up smart meter fires, the truth is getting out there via the media and concerned citizens.  Kansas City TV station, KSHB-TV, recently reported that several smart meters in the district have … Continue reading

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AusNet Services renews push to get smart meter network operational

In July 2015 the Essential Services Commission accepted an administrative undertaking from AusNet Services regarding their ‘non-compliance’ with their smart meter obligations under the Victorian Government’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure regulatory framework. In an October 2014 audit, the Commission found that … Continue reading

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Have your say about the future of distributed electricity – Standards Australia Sydney Forum

Standards Australia, Australia’s peak standards body, is developing a work plan to support the Future of Distributed Electricity. To facilitate stakeholder feedback on this work Standards Australia released a discussion paper on 12 July.  See Stop Smart Meters Australia’s response here. … Continue reading

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State-approved deception program – What is the QLD Government hiding?

Queensland Department of Energy and Water Supply has euphemistically renamed ‘Smart Meters’ as ‘Digital Meters’ in its webpage on digital meters.  It is only the smaller print which reveals that these ‘digital’ meters also “feature remote communications for reading, and other … Continue reading

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