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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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Victoria’s Department of Health continues to play pass-the-parcel with our health

Stop Smart Meters Australia has been advised by the Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) that “radiofrequency matters are considered to be outside the scope of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, as the Commonwealth has specific legislation … Continue reading

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SSMA’s submission to the Review of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)

Stop Smart Meters Australia’s August 2015 submission to the Department of Communications advocated for the regulatory functions of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to be separated from its role of raising revenue, to include within its remit responsibility … Continue reading

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ELECTROSENSITIVITY – HAS SOCIETY LOST ITS MORAL COMPASS?

An ignored emerging global health, civic and human rights crisis The following article raises some fundamental issues about how electrosensitive people are being treated around the world and is likely to become a burgeoning issue for Governments, health officials and … Continue reading

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SSMA advocates for a separate regulatory body to monitor electromagnetic radiation emission levels

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Public comment sought by ACMA on draft legislation

The ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority) is planning on ‘rolling over’ existing legislation which specifies maximum Electromagnetic Emission exposure levels to humans and labelling protocols for devices incorporating radiocommunications transmitter(s) with integral antennas. These devices include smart meters and … Continue reading

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Wireless Networking in Schools – A call to limit unnecessary radiation exposure in light of potential health risks

Marshall Roberts is an IT specialist who has performed research on the potential health effects of wireless networking in schools because he has children and is concerned about the astronomical uptake of wireless technologies in schools. Marshall wrote a comprehensive … Continue reading

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