D’Ambrosio Says New Wind Proposals Could Come ‘from all parts of Victoria’

This energy minister has been in the role for 6 years so an understanding of community concerns of wind farm adverse impacts and residents attitudes that 'enough is enough' would be expected. Discussion of 'best locations' and fast-tracking approvals for new wind farms in Victoria while saying most approvals don't get off the ground, is … Continue reading D’Ambrosio Says New Wind Proposals Could Come ‘from all parts of Victoria’

$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?

Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit

Wind farm commissioner says permits should only be extended once as south-west projects granted multiple extensions 11th December, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7051845/wind-farm-commissioner-says-permits-should-only-be-extended-once/  RECOMMENDATIONS: National Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer says wind farms should only be granted one extension to planning permits. Australia’s Wind Farm Commissioner says south-west wind proposals should only receive … Continue reading Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit

Draft Brolga Assessment and Mitigation Standard- Nov 2020

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

Gullen Range Wind Farm ‘Hopeless Mess’-2014

Gullen Range wind farm modification bid 8th September, 2014, Crookwell Gazette https://www.crookwellgazette.com.au/story/2544339/gullen-range-modification-bid-a-hopeless-mess-resident-tells-commission/ ONE of the 76 submissions from the public lodged with the Commission investigating the Gullen Range wind firm’s application to modify its approvals has described the application as “a hopeless mess.” A large crowd attended the public meeting held at the Crookwell Services … Continue reading Gullen Range Wind Farm ‘Hopeless Mess’-2014

Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015

Residents share views on a proposed Dundonnell wind farm development. 12th August 2015 By Madelaine McNeil, https://www.standard.net.au/story/3274785/wind-project-impacts-voiced/ Concerns regarding wildlife, noise, loss of native vegetation and road impacts of a proposed $650 million wind farm near Mortlake were outlined at a public hearing on Tuesday. Proponent Trustpower detailed its plan for a 104-turbine wind farm and associated infrastructure, … Continue reading Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015