'...not one of the 24 gigawatts of wind, grid solar or rooftop solar would have been installed without a subsidy.'-Dr Alan Moran
Viva-Lyn Lenehan has started a petition to the Victorian Department Of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, requesting 'Don't Let DEWLP Kill-Off our Brolgas'.! Here's the link to support the petition; https://www.change.org/p/department-of-environment-land-water-and-planning-stop-the-new-legislation-to-kill-off-our-brolgas Stop the New Legislation to Kill-Off our Brolgas November, 2020 By Viva-Lyn Lenehan, source http://www.change.org Don’t Let DELWP Kill-Off our Brolgas.! Brolgas are “Vulnerable to … Continue reading Petition To Stop Killing Off Our Brolgas
25th November, 2020 By Dr Tim Read; An Extract sourced from https://www.timread.org.au/public_health_and_wellbeing_amendment_bill_20201124 Public Health And Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2020 "Wind turbine syndrome is an example of something that spread rapidly, and it was fanned and encouraged by those who opposed swift and decisive action on climate change" Dr READ (Brunswick): It is a pleasure to … Continue reading Green MP Calls Wind Farm Noise Complaints ‘Malicious’
Proposed changes by the Victorian State Government mean wind farm noise and complaints will no longer be able to be dealt with by local Shire Councils under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act. If this is approved rural communities with genuine concerns about wind energy or being are affected by wind farm nuisance will lose … Continue reading MP’s Speeches Objecting Changes To Public Health And Wellbeing Act.
Link to view Victoria's wind energy facility permit application process, policy and planning guidelines, and wind energy resources. https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/permits-and-applications/specific-permit-topics/wind-energy-facilities Link to view planning amendment VC192 and changes to clause 72.01. https://www.planning.vic.gov.au/schemes-and-amendments/browse-amendments?query=VC192
“There is nowhere to go to get justice for wildlife when developers ignore statutory requirements to protect wildlife,” Mrs Dennis told the hearing.
The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Environment is seeking feedback on the Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standards for wind energy facility permit applications and the draft planning scheme amendment. https://engage.vic.gov.au/draft-brolga-assessment-and-mitigation-standards Public consultation is open until 18th December 2020. Please make a submission or use the questionnaire provided at the vic.gov link above. … Continue reading Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020
"I think community sentiment has really changed in the past decade since these plans were made," Ms Glare said.
11th November, 2020 By Jackson Graham, Moyne Gazette, https://www.standard.net.au/story/7007625/wind-farm-near-port-fairy-to-be-built-developer-says/ The wind farm first received a planning permit in 2008 and looks set to go ahead. Pictured are turbines nearby at Cape Bridgewater. Plans a wind farm near Port Fairy have come back to life after few signs of progress since it first received a planning … Continue reading Ryan Corner Wind Farm To Be Built, Developer Global Power Generation Says
"This is not justified on the basis of reliability," Grattan Institute energy director Tony Wood said.