Tag Archives: Australia

News Flash – Legal acknowledgement of the condition of EHS and compensation in Australia

In Melbourne, and for the first time in Australia, the Administrative Appeals Tribunal of the Australian Federal Court has provided legal recognition of the health effects of electromagnetic radiation (EMR) also known as electromagnetic frequencies (EMF). In a workplace compensation … Continue reading

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Conflict of interest?

When you look at Mr Michael O’Brien’s Parliamentary website, see: http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/members/id/1660 you will notice that he is the Victorian Minister For Gaming, as well as for CONSUMER AFFAIRS and also for ENERGY and RESOURCES. Now it does not take a genius, in … Continue reading

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NSW Smart Meter Taskforce Discussion Paper | Have Your Say

The NSW Government recognises the burden that increasing power bills are placing on households and is working hard to reduce the impact of those price rises. As part of our plans to slow upward pressure on electricity prices, the NSW … Continue reading

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Smart meters too costly – 6PR Radio Interiew Perth

Economic experts are calling the federal government’s push for smart metering the wrong move for consumers. Paul Murray spoke to Danny Price from Frontier Economics Australia who says the required investment for smart meters in Australia may not justify the … Continue reading

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Smart metering? Dumb solution

Frontier Economics reviews costs and benefits of smart metering The implementation of smart metering in Australia is currently the focus of considerable attention.  The Federal Government’s recent Energy White Paper promotes smart metering as a way to provide information about … Continue reading

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Glen Eira fights smart meter roll-out – Council – News – Caulfield Glen Eira Leader

GLEN Eira Council will petition the State Government not to make Smart Meters compulsory. Councillor have voted unanimously to follow officers’ advice and relay residents’ concerns to the State Government. They further decided to call on the State Government to … Continue reading

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Switch off and get paid

CONSUMERS will be able to cut their electricity bills by agreeing to companies remotely switching off their appliances during spikes in demand. The proposal is part of a package of federal government reforms expected to back ”cost-reflective pricing”. This will … Continue reading

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Confirmed! The existence of a “conscientious objectors” list.

Stop Smart Meters Australia has been aware for some time, anecdotally, that some people who are refusing to accept the installation of a smart meter have been placed on a smart meter ‘refusal’ list. This has now been confirmed in … Continue reading

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Meters not so smart?

  A NORTH East building biologist says Victoria’s new smart meters should not be compulsory until their safety can be guaranteed. Owner of At Harmony Consulting Narelle Haw has seen several people with severe health problems, including insomnia and heart palpitations, … Continue reading

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Mornington Peninsula acts on smart meters | Peninsula Weekly

ANTI-smart meter activists packed a Mornington Peninsula Shire Council meeting last month as councillors raised concerns about the compulsory installation of the meters. After a heated debate and amid cheers from the gallery, the council resolved to write to Premier … Continue reading

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