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Full-body scanners to be installed at Australian domestic airports

New security measures announced in the 2018-19 Federal Budget include the deployment of body scanners at major and regional Australian airports.  Although the Government’s press release omitted to indicate what sort of technology will be used, Fairfax media claim the … Continue reading

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Reliable and safe phone landlines to be history?

The Australian Government quietly released its response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry Report into the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation, shortly before Christmas. It appears that Australians’ right to safe and reliable phone lines and payphones is soon to be relegated … Continue reading

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Bio-Effects presentation delivered to the Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group

Steve Weller (BSc and MORSAA), SSMA’s representative on the Electromagnetic Energy Reference Group (EMERG), continues in his relentless quest to inform Australian authorities of radiofrequency biological effect findings and issues. Steve delivered a condensed version of his presentation on bio-effects … Continue reading

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Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumours?

A recently published study by Prof. Simon Chapman et al. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27156022  looked at brain tumour statistics maintained by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) along with mobile phone subscription data and came to the following conclusion: “The observed … Continue reading

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ARPANSA replies to SSMA community response

The CEO of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) is to be commended for his prompt reply to SSMA, following our correspondence taking issue with ARPANSA’s response to the ABC Catalyst programme Wi-Fried?. ARPANSA has come up with … Continue reading

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Community Response to ARPANSA’s statement on the ABC Catalyst program entitled “Wi-Fried?”

It has become quite obvious by follow up stories in the media that pressure from certain quarters is being applied in order to have the recent TV program “Wi-Fried?” retracted and the journalist who developed it censured. This behaviour is … Continue reading

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Technical study reveals magnitude of Victorian smart meter transmissions

The purpose of the latest technical study commissioned by the Victorian government, ‘Quantifying Smart Meter RF EME Levels in Victorian Homes‘, was to confirm that the radiofrequency electromagnetic energy (RF EME) from smart meters continues to meet ARPANSA’s standard for … Continue reading

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