Maisch documents a number of case studies from smart meter users in Melbourne in which individuals are complaining of nausea, heart palpitations, headaches and shortness of breath.

There is, Maisch argues, “practically no research on possible ill health effects of exposure to smart meter radio frequency emissions”.

This is despite a US survey of smart meter users showing that 49 per cent experienced insomnia, 43 per cent stress, 40 per cent headaches, 38 per cent ringing in the ears and 26 per