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The two sides of science

Before we lead into the article that appeared in the Herald Sun about wireless armour underwear, the question we need to all ask ourselves is which side of science do we trust. On one hand we are assured by industry and … Continue reading

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75,000 Victorians refuse smart meters!

In an article in today’s Herald Sun, Energy Minster Kotsiras is quoted as acknowledging that two electrical metering systems may continue in Victoria, and those who refuse smart meters (currently approximately 75,000 Victorians) may be penalised financially, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Northcote resident says smart meter caused her tinnitus

A Northcote woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, believes the smart meter installed on the front of her home has caused her to suffer tinnitus. She says her pleas to an ­electricity provider to get rid of the smart meter … Continue reading

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Electricity smart meter companies confident deadline can be met | Herald Sun

ALMOST two in three electricity smart meters installed in some parts of Victoria are not fully working as the deadline for the contentious rollout looms. About 350,000 devices fitted in SP AusNet’s region are yet to go “live” with remote … Continue reading

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Residents block smart meters in Reservoir, Preston and Kingsbury | Leader Newspapers

Darebin Progress Association spokeswoman Marion Harper said about six members had chosen to padlock their meter boxes, because they were concerned about exposure to radiation from the new meters. She said since Preston Leader first reported on the association’s concerns … Continue reading

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Plan to use popular actors to sell smart meters | Herald Sun

POPULAR actors were to be recruited to try to persuade Victorians that smart meters were a good idea. Secret documents reveal a plan to hire “down-to-earth” celebrities such as John Wood, Ray Meagher, Michael Caton and Denise Drysdale to overcome … Continue reading

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Not-so-smart meters costly | Herald Sun

HOUSEHOLDS FACE EXTRA SMART METER CHARGES OVER THE NEXT FOUR YEARS. HERALD SUN HOUSEHOLDS could be slugged up to $45 extra in smart meter charges over the next four years as a major distributor fights to claw back technology costs. … Continue reading

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