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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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Stop Smart Meters Australia is having an impact!

In a recent post on Stop Smart Meters Tasmania, Tasmania’s Don Maisch writes about a presentation he attended at the University of Tasmania about smart grids and how grid implementation varies from place to place.  The speaker, who was apparently … Continue reading

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Victorian Government releases farcical smart meter technical study

Last year, the Victorian Government announced it would conduct a health audit on smart meters. See: https://stopsmartmeters.com.au/2014/07/16/herald-sun-reports-of-illness-prompt-audit-of-smart-meter-radiation/ and https://stopsmartmeters.com.au/2014/04/19/media-release-victorian-governments-smart-meter-health-audit/ This ‘health audit’ transformed into a “technical study”.  It is obvious that the Government came to realise that a health audit … Continue reading

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