Brave Young Farmer Puts Up A Fight Against Power Company Threatening Her Crops

6th April, 2021 By Maggie Raworth, Source: https://www.9news.com.au/national/brave-young-farmer-fights-against-big-power-company-in-victoria/ With the community behind her, a 17-year-old fifth generation Victorian farmer is taking on one of the state's biggest energy providers and she's not being shy about her message for them. Joee Aganetti-Fraser is protesting a proposal that she says will destroy many livelihoods, and "piss off AusNet" is … Continue reading Brave Young Farmer Puts Up A Fight Against Power Company Threatening Her Crops

Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa

6th April, 2021 By Monique Patterson, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7198084/bid-for-domestic-wind-turbine-knocked-back/ Moyne Shire councillors have knocked back an application for a domestic wind turbine at Illowa. The applicant wanted to build the 14-metre structure at 81 Douglas Lane. Council officers recommended approving the application but Cr Jim Doukas put forward an alternative motion to reject it. … Continue reading Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa

Amendments VC78 and VC82- 2012

Source: http://www.wind-watch.org/documents/wind-energy-facilities-in-victoria/ Author:  Dept. of Planning and Community Development, Victoria, Australia Amendments VC78 and VC82 implement the [Victoria State] government’s policy on wind energy facilities. Amendment VC82 Amendment VC82, gazetted on 29 August 2011, amends the Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes in Victoria to implement further aspects of the government’s policy on wind energy … Continue reading Amendments VC78 and VC82- 2012

Vic Renewable Energy Directions Paper – 2021

DELWP-REZ-Development-Plan-Directions-paperDownload Source REZ-Development-Plan-Directions-paper, Figure 1 Victoria’s Renewable Energy Zones This plan paves the way to Victoria being endlessly opened up to more renewables, energy infrastructure, management and costs. The Victorian government is investing $540 million from the Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) Fund to build Victoria's REZ network and set up VicGrid in July 21. The … Continue reading Vic Renewable Energy Directions Paper – 2021

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