Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Tractors meet Mumblin Wind Farm proponents at Ecklin Community Hall drop-in meeting 20th June 2022 by Jessica Greenan, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7786959/fbclid=IwAR0Ioneg7Cho3BCFlGtZk4xqRlXh_qax3dslE0QN9ZK5iKNnUnXI4G-DxQA A convoy of tractors rolled up to a tense meeting between south-west residents and the developers of a wind farm near Cobden on Saturday. A migration of 15 machines with signs including "No … Continue reading Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Powerlines & Potatoes

Powerlines and potatoes: the renewable energy transmission project causing angst in central Victoria 2nd May,2022 By Tim McGlone, The Guardian Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/02/powerlines-and-potatoes-the-renewable-energy-transmission-project-causing-angst-in-central-victoria In the central highlands north-west of Melbourne, farmers are fighting plans to install 85-metre towers through their properties Many different handmade signs can be seen along properties in Victoria’s Blampied, but they send … Continue reading Powerlines & Potatoes

Chalumbin Wind Farm Protest

Chalumbin Wind Farm project near World Heritage rainforest draws protesters in Far North Queensland  13th March, 2022 By Kristy Sexton-McGrath, ABC Far North Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-03-14/chalumbin-wind-farm-fnq-protests-world-heritage-rainforest The proposed wind farm would be built on properties bordering world-heritage rainforest.(Supplied: Steve Nowakowski) There are calls for the Queensland government to stop approving large, foreign-owned wind farm developments in Far North … Continue reading Chalumbin Wind Farm Protest

Farmers Block AusNet

Farmers block AusNet from accessing properties in proposed transmission corridor 9th March, 2022  By Jane McNaughton, ABC, Vic Country Hour Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2022-03-09/farmers-block-ausnet-from-properties AusNet representatives called the police when the protesters blocked their path.(Supplied: Lindsay Cooke) Dozens of farmers have gathered at a property north of Ballarat to block energy company AusNet's attempts to conduct a investigation required for the … Continue reading Farmers Block AusNet

Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

Concerned residents vow to fight proposed new Mumblin Wind Farm 3rd December, 2021 By Kyra Gillespie, The Standard Source; https://www.standard.net.au/story/7537212/concerned-residents-vow-to-fight-proposed-new-wind-farm/ A group of concerned residents have vowed to fight a proposed new wind farm in the south-west. Forming the Ecklin-Elingamite-Glenfyne Community Association, around 30 residents have raised concerns about the Mumblin Wind Farm. The proposed … Continue reading Residents Fighting Mumblin WF Proposal

More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

More talks on AusNet Victorian transmission energy project as petition hits 12,000 signatures 1st December, 2021 By Laura Mayers and Stephen Martin, ABC Ballarat Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-01/ausnet-attempt-to-assuage-concerns-victoria-transmission Landowners have come out in serious opposition to the Western Victoria Transmission Project(ABC Ballarat: Molly Finch) AusNet has begun another round of community consultation after releasing a confirmed planned … Continue reading More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

Locals In Tasmania’s Top Tourist Town Fight Wind Turbine Project

5th August, 2021 By Alysia Thomas-Sam Source: https://9now.nine.com.au/a-current-affair/tasmania-tourist-town-wind-turbine-war-with-energy-company/cfb3f70c-6bc2-4353-bc87-34d1440ba5ca In Tasmania's north-west, Stanley was crowned the state's top tourist town for 2021, known as the jewel of the region. Famous for an inactive volcano that resembles the shape of a nut and for some of the cleanest air in the world, Stanley is loved by locals. Sydney-based company Epuron also loves the … Continue reading Locals In Tasmania’s Top Tourist Town Fight Wind Turbine Project