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“Self-serving nonsense”: Why smart meters and the energy industry failed Australia

Gavin Dietz, “energy insider” and global executive of Landis+Gyr; the world’s largest manufacturer of smart meters, writes: “…in reality, smart meters have failed hugely to deliver on the perceived promise that accompanied their global promotion and rollout in the early-2000s and … Continue reading

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Screening of GENERATION ZAPPED in Oakleigh (Melbourne), Sunday 3rd December, 3.30 pm

                Join us for a special screening of                           GENERATION ZAPPED A new documentary film about the health risks of wireless technology … Continue reading

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Health Department finally admits Health Act applies to health impacts of electromagnetic emissions

The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) previously advised members of the public that electromagnetic emissions were considered to be outside the provisions of Victoria’s Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.  Following a complaint raised by a member … Continue reading

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AusNet Services renews push to get smart meter network operational

In July 2015 the Essential Services Commission accepted an administrative undertaking from AusNet Services regarding their ‘non-compliance’ with their smart meter obligations under the Victorian Government’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure regulatory framework. In an October 2014 audit, the Commission found that … Continue reading

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Victorians shun ‘flexible’ electricty price plans spruiked as smart meter benefit

VICTORIANS have shunned “flexible” electricity price plans that were spruiked as a smart meter benefit. Just 8100 customers — fewer than 1 per cent — have adopted the deals that were introduced more than two years ago, latest figures reveal. … Continue reading

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Electrohypersensitivity Forum – 11 October, Oakleigh

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Smart meters: You paid billions for electricity companies to benefit – Victoria’s Auditor-General report

Households forced to pay for the multibillion-dollar rollout of smart meters may never see their promised benefits, according to a scathing report by Victoria’s Auditor-General. The report lashes the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources for failing to … Continue reading

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