Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud

Wind farm owners denied turbines were too loud, yet claimed compensation for them 11th October, 2021 by Michael Fowler, The Age Source: https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/wind-farm-owners-denied-turbines-were-too-loud-yet-claimed-compensation-for-them A Gippsland wind farm was receiving nearly $12 million in compensation payments for loud, faulty turbines despite denying they were causing a noise disturbance to local farmers, who are now suing the … Continue reading Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud

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