Tag Archives: Victoria

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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Beware – ‘Silent’ installation of smart water and gas meters

A ‘silent’ installation of smart (AMI capable) water and gas meters is in full swing in Victoria and parts of NSW. Most current models are ‘pulse ready’, meaning that, even if they do not currently transmit data wirelessly, they can … Continue reading

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Smart meters spiral | Herald Sun

Electricity smart meter fees have sucked up to $1000 from [Victorian] households….Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio did not directly answer why Victoria was the only state to order a digital meter rollout to homes and small businesses. Full article from Herald … Continue reading

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Smart meter problems force Balwyn North family out of home – Herald Sun/Leader

A SMART meter has caused untold grief for a Balwyn­ North family of four, eventually forcing them out of their home. John Aparo and Virginia Lo Giudice and their two sons, Alexander and Lucas, said they were left with no … Continue reading

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Australian study puts Victoria at centre stage of the smart meter controversy

A 92 case series report by Melbourne medical practitioner Dr Federica Lamech titled “Self-Reporting of Symptom Development From Exposure to Radiofrequency Fields of Wireless Smart Meters in Victoria, Australia: A Case Series.” has been published in the Nov/Dec 2014 issue … Continue reading

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Smart meter rebels enjoy a reprieve from fines – Herald Sun

THOUSANDS of Victorians who have refused electricity smart meters could escape penalties this year. One company has given rebels a reprieve, and others are considering their position. About 25,000 customers statewide have defied warnings of possible disconnection and higher charges … Continue reading

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