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Noise is unwanted sound judged to be unpleasant, loud or disruptive to hearing. From a physics standpoint, noise is indistinguishable from sound, as both are vibrations through a medium, such as air or water. The difference arises when the brain receives and perceives a sound.Acoustic noise is any sound in the acoustic domain, either deliberate (e.g., music or speech) or unintended. In contrast, noise in electronics may not be audible to the human ear and may require instruments for detection.In audio engineering, noise can refer to the unwanted residual electronic noise signal that gives rise to acoustic noise heard as a hiss. This signal noise is commonly measured using A-weighting or ITU-R 468 weighting.In experimental sciences, noise can refer to any random fluctuations of data that hinders perception of a signal.

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    VIC Terminating Lease due to Noise Levels

    Hi there, just after some advise on my rights to ending a lease early before i approach the Real Estate Agent. My situation is: i'm Renting in a high rise in Melbourne on a year lease and I am two months in anytime there is even a little bit of wind (talking anything over 10kts) which in...
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    If a tenant continues to ignore NSW noise laws and Body Corporate By-laws, who is then responsible? - the unit owner or the real estate agent?

    People, I think there is not much more to add to the Subject except that it is not possible for another resident to take local court action unless the full name of the offensive person is known - which in this case it is not - and the real-estate agent refuses to supply the name due to privacy...
  3. philip_rhoades

    Persistent noise pollution: Personal suit because of damages to health and life span?

    People, I have read here with interest several posts regarding action to be taken against completely inconsiderate neighbours who just refuse to behave decently ie who repeatedly, despite numerous visits from police for individual disturbances, continue to behave badly. It appears that my next...
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    NSW Can an agent request a tenant buy carpets/rugs?

    We have been renting a top floor apartment in a block of 12 since June last year. When we moved in we introduced ourselves to our neighbors next door and below. Our neighbour in the apartment below mentioned he previously could hear a lot of noise coming from our apartment and had been asking...
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    VIC Noise on Kia sorrento

    Hi , I bought a new car from kia dealership a year ago , shortly after I noticed a noise which I asked them to look at when they did the free service , they did not find anything. The noise is intermittent for the last year so again at the next service asked them to look at noise which now they...