Tag Archives: EHS

‘Havana syndrome’ blamed on pulsed microwaves | BBC News

The UK’s national broadcaster, the BBC, has been told that there are now hundreds of reports of ‘Havana syndrome’, spanning every continent.  Described as a mysterious illness that has struck American diplomats and spies, it first emerged in Cuba in … Continue reading

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Payphones are now free phones

Telstra announced earlier this month that charges no longer apply to local or national calls to a fixed line or Australian mobile number from payphones.  This means that anyone can now use one of the 15,000 payphones still remaining across … Continue reading

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Capacity of electromagnetic fields to affect biological functions confirmed by WHO International EMF Project report

The World Health Organization (WHO) commenced the International EMF Project in 1996 to investigate health and environmental effects of electromagnetic fields between 0 and 300 GHz.  Australia is one of the participants in the Project and contributes financially to it. … Continue reading

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Environmental sensitivities have made it to the second round of the disability access to premises review!

Congratulations to everyone who submitted feedback, during the discovery phase of the Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards review, about the difficulties that people living with environmental sensitivities have in accessing public buildings.  It paid off – we’ve been heard!   … Continue reading

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EHS sufferers: Have your say on access to buildings review

The Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources is reviewing the Disability (Access to Premises – Building) Standards 2010.  These standards are reviewed every five years.  The goal of the Premises Standards is to ensure that people with a disability … Continue reading

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Living with electromagnetic hypersensitivity in a COVID-19 impacted world

A member of SSMA shared the following story with us: “I became electro-sensitive about four years ago after a smart meter, unbeknownst to me, was installed on an outside wall, directly behind where my head was in bed. A week … Continue reading

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A snapshot of living with Environmental Sensitivities in Australia in 2019

Dr Sharyn Martin’s latest report meticulously analyses data collected from people who have registered their environmental sensitivities with the Australian National Register for Environmental Sensitivities (ANRES).  Environmental Sensitivities (ES) describes a variety of reactions to chemicals, electromagnetic fields and other … Continue reading

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Petition | Recognise microwave & electrical illness as a functional impairment in Australia

Radiation Refuge Foundation Ltd, a charitable organisation which acts as a support organisation for people affected by electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS), started this petition to the Australian Human Rights Commission and Department of Health. The petition calls for: • A national … Continue reading

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The controversary over 5G is examined in a new paper by Don Maisch PhD

In his recent paper, Are community concerns over the 5G network rollout based on unfounded anxiety or valid evidence?, Don Maisch PhD writes “The high number of small cells needed for an effective 5G network is causing community disquiet and … Continue reading

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Why the Australian government will not advise the public on wireless technologies’ risks to health – at least for now

In stark contrast to a recent Italian court ruling where three Italian government ministries have acknowledged that there is a need to raise public awareness on how to use mobile phones safely (see [Italian court orders public safety campaign] and Lennart … Continue reading

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