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
"We in the regions want the people of Melbourne to have renewable energy, but it doesn't have to be at our cost by ripping up our beautiful land."-Ms Muir.
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
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