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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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Farewell Steve and thank you!

“Without health life is not life; it is only a state of languor and suffering, an image of death.”    Buddha This will be a different Christmas for Steve Weller and his family; they won’t be in Melbourne with their family … Continue reading

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ACMA: Making Money at the Expense of Public Health

Taking a Stand Part 5 Several months ago I wrote a letter to Chris Chapman, CEO of the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) because the ACMA has the responsibility to regulate RF emissions in Australia based on ARPANSA’s RF … Continue reading

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ARPANSA’s RF Standards – Rock Solid or a House of Cards?

Part 4 of my Blog – Taking a Stand As I mentioned in my previous blog “Taking a Stand Part 3”, ARPANSA eventually responded to my questions but unfortunately some of my questions were not directly answered, ARPANSA either provided … Continue reading

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Frequencies now similar to mobile and cordless phones!

What the? ARPANSA seems to contradict both the Minister and Jemena!! The Minister for Energy Michael O’Brien says: “a Smart Meter produces less radio frequency than other house hold items like a cordless phone”. “You receive far more radiation from … Continue reading

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