Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case

Wind farm nuisance test case starts in Victoria Supreme Court 7th September, 2021 by Emma field and Rio Davis, Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-07/supreme-court-to-rule-if-wind-farm-a-nuisance/ Land owner John Zakula says noise from the turbines rendered him unable to sleep.(Supplied) What could become a landmark legal battle to determine if a Victorian wind farm created a significant nuisance for its … Continue reading Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case

Ruling of Hawkesdale People v Planning Minister

20210820 Hawkesdale v Minister for Planning 2021 VSC 510Download Hawkesdale community group's case dismissed against wind farm 20th August, 2021 by Jackson Graham and Kyra Gillespie, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7394836/judge-dismisses-groups-wind-farm-case/ A Hawkesdale community group’s claim that an extension to a planning permit for a wind farm on the town’s outskirts was invalid has been dismissed by … Continue reading Ruling of Hawkesdale People v Planning Minister

Wind Farms Face Stiff Penalties

Wind farms face stiff penalties for SA blackout 20th August, 2021 Source: https://thenewdaily.com.au/news/state/sa/2021/08/20/wind-farms-face-stiff-penalties-for-sa-blackout/ Inadequate emergency settings left the turbines unable to cope with the storm's disruptions. Photo: Getty The operators of four wind farms in South Australia during the 2016 statewide blackout face fines of $3.5 million in a proposed settlement for breaching national electricity rules. The … Continue reading Wind Farms Face Stiff Penalties

Wind Farm Dispute:

Wind farm dispute: are tenant’s fixtures ‘land’? 14th June, 2021 By Matthew Cridland, Contributor- Opinion, Financial Review. Source: https://www.afr.com/property/commercial/wind-farm-dispute-are-tenant-s-fixtures-land A recent NSW Supreme Court decision highlights the twin challenges of determining whether an item affixed to land by a tenant is a fixture and, if it is, the value of the tenant’s interests in that … Continue reading Wind Farm Dispute:

Hawkesdale Wind Farm Battle Reaches Supreme Court

16th May, 2021 by Kyra Gillespie, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7254067/wind-farm-david-and-goliath-battle-reaches-supreme-court/ A fight between a small community and a proposed wind farm will reach the Supreme Court of Victoria this month in what residents have dubbed a "David and Goliath battle". The People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale Incorporated, an association made up of about 25 … Continue reading Hawkesdale Wind Farm Battle Reaches Supreme Court

$2bn Wind Farm; Permit Changes?

Key changes wanted to $2bn wind farm 23rd December, 2020 By Chad Van Estrop, Geelong Advertiser THE developer of a $2bn wind farm planned for northwest of Geelong wrote to landowners telling them it wanted to expand the project before Australia’s highest court decided it could proceed. The 228-turbine Golden Plains wind farm at Rokewood … Continue reading $2bn Wind Farm; Permit Changes?