A wonderful collection of Art, Photography, Film, Poems and Stories has been collated to celebrate the beautiful and historically precious landscape at Stockyard Hill, Skipton and surrounds. The contributions displayed opened visitors and the communities eyes to what beauty surrounds them, before the encroachment of an industrial wind farm, it's network of powerlines, towers, roads, construction blasting and mining.
The Flinders University is conducting a wind farm noise study and the effects of noise disruption on sleep disturbance by assessing sleep in a controlled laboratory environment.
'The more people are aware of infrasound [Wind Turbine Signature/Pulsations, see comment below-DeFrock] the more objections will be made and then the authorities who are looking at wind farm applications will just have to take notice'- Paul Swift See an update on Paul Swifts' petition here; https://www.change.org/p/paul-swift-stop-all-wind-turbine-developments-until-infrasound-health-issues-have-been-investigated-67f152f1-112b-4164-a626-94b6d8e5ea2d/u/24557748?cs_tk=Ai7I81RCQ9WeAkDo31wAAXicyyvNyQEABF8BvEz5UtVK7fxwJEbMEk7-K5k%3D&utm_campaign=096bbfc3c8fd4c68958f3af04ad7bcdd&utm_medium=email&utm_source=petition_update&utm_term=cs Paul Swift has started a change.org Petition asking … Continue reading Updated Petition: Stop All Wind Turbine Projects Until “Infrasound” Health Issues Have Been Investigated.
8th May 2019 Rob Gunstone, The Standard, http://www.standard.net.au Hands up for action: Kolora farmer Peter Allen calls for a show of hands to support a moratorium on the windfarm development during the information session. Picture: Rob Gunstone Angry farmers have called for a moratorium on the Mortlake South Windfarm until the developer Acciona improves its community … Continue reading Farmers call on Acciona to halt Mortlake South Windfarm development.
Uncertainty surrounds Senvion 19th April 2019 Chalpat Sonti, spec.com.au THE company responsible for the operation of the three local wind farms has hit financial turbulence, but exactly what that means for local staff is unclear. German-based wind turbine maker Senvion has operations around the world and recently filed “preliminary self-administration” proceedings in its homeland. Senvion … Continue reading Remember Repower? Senvion looking for $158 million to stay afloat.
Alan Jones is concerned Labor’s climate change policy would mean the construction of more wind farms, negatively impacting on rural landowners. A Labor government would aim to cut emissions by 45 per cent by the year 2030. Alan Jones says this proposal would require the construction of far more wind farms. in the Australian countryside. He … Continue reading ‘Major crisis’: Wind farm fears in wake of Labor’s climate policy.
Wind Plan needs scrutiny. 22 January 2019 Alex Ford, The Ballarat Courier The state government may have contradicted its own planning advice by approving the Golden Plains wind farm, lawyers say. The state government's environmental effects and planning assessment report for the project states "no other wind farm in Victoria has been approved with such … Continue reading Golden Plains Wind Farm Planning Contradiction