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Open letter to Hon. Michael O’Brien, Minister for Energy and Resources

13/7/2012 Who is really spreading misinformation? An open letter to Michael O’Brien Victorian Minister for Energy and Resources  Sir, On the 10th July 2012 you spoke on ABC Radio Gippsland. It was in response to an earlier interview dealing with … Continue reading

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Government amps up its spin on smart meter roll out

The Department of Primary Industries’ latest advertisements on radio and in major and local Victorian newspapers appears to be scraping the bottom of the barrel in its attempt to ‘sell’ smart meters to Victorians. In an advertising blitz estimated to … Continue reading

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Scaled the outer fence and trespassed on our property!

We were informed by a peremptory letter from CitiPower that Smart Meters would be installed in our area, 17-30 December, that we must expect power interruption for 30-60 minutes at our property, and that we would only receive information about … Continue reading

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Smart meters here to stay | 3AW

Dean Mighell, head of Victoria’s peak electricity union says he still won’t be having a smart meter installed despite today’s announcement. Mighell is one of many outraged this morning to learn Premier Ted Baillieu will not stop the highly controversial roll … Continue reading

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Victorias electricity smart meters here to stay | Herald Sun

A Baillieu government audit has concluded smart meters will help households control their energy use and ease some pain from soaring power bills in the future. THE $2.18 billion roll-out of Victorias electricity smart meters will go ahead because too … Continue reading

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