Category Archives: Smart Meter

Smart meters not so smart for electricity bills – The Australia Institute

New research released by The Australia Institute shows that ‘time of use pricing’ facilitated by smart meters is likely to drive up household energy costs. Electricity companies and regulators have pushed for higher electricity prices at peak times, as well … Continue reading

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Australians set to rally against 5G technology

Australians are fighting back against 5G technology, with local community action groups scheduling a number of rallies and forums over the next fortnight to oppose the 5G roll out. MELBOURNE (22/06): Facebook.com/events/2241384295938977 PERTH (22/06): Facebook.com/events/335613783780602 BRISBANE (22/06): Facebook.com/events/454428418687949 HERVEY BAY … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To ARPANSA In Response To Their Media Statement

Recently the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) – the Australian Government body responsible for the standards and guidelines regulating the rollout for 5G in Australia – published Misinformation about Australia’s 5G network. (To publish such a statement, … Continue reading

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“Self-serving nonsense”: Why smart meters and the energy industry failed Australia

Gavin Dietz, “energy insider” and global executive of Landis+Gyr; the world’s largest manufacturer of smart meters, writes: “…in reality, smart meters have failed hugely to deliver on the perceived promise that accompanied their global promotion and rollout in the early-2000s and … Continue reading

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Victoria’s Minister for Water evades questions about smart water meters

Stop Smart Meters Australia (SSMA) raised concerns last year about the rollout of smart water meters in Victoria in a letter to the Hon Lisa Neville, Minister for Water.  SSMA also posed a number of questions, on behalf of members … Continue reading

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NSW, QLD, SA, Tas and ACT electricity customers allowed to have communications on ALREADY-INSTALLED smart meters TURNED OFF

The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has made a final rule to allow metering coordinators to deactivate the communications on already-installed smart meters. The AEMC’s Competition in Metering Rule, which started in December 2017, stipulates that all new and replacement … Continue reading

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EMR Sanctuary – new website!

The purpose of the EMR Sanctuary website is to host a forum style online community dedicated to the growing segment of the world’s population affected by electro-sensitivity, also referred to as EHS. This condition manifests as a variety of health-related … Continue reading

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