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

Wind Farm Says Sharing Power Lines Sometimes ‘Not Practicable’-2018

24th April, 2018 By Everard Himmelreich, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/5360107/wind-farm-says-sharing-power-lines-is-difficult/  Visual impact: Metal pylons erected to carry transmission lines from the Salt Creek wind farm stand over standard power poles near the Terang terminal station. Calls by the south-west community for wind farm companies to share transmission lines were difficult to accommodate when new south-west wind farms were … Continue reading Wind Farm Says Sharing Power Lines Sometimes ‘Not Practicable’-2018

Green MP Calls Wind Farm Noise Complaints ‘Malicious’

25th November, 2020 By Dr Tim Read; An Extract sourced from https://www.timread.org.au/public_health_and_wellbeing_amendment_bill_20201124 Public Health And Wellbeing Amendment Bill 2020 "Wind turbine syndrome is an example of something that spread rapidly, and it was fanned and encouraged by those who opposed swift and decisive action on climate change" Dr READ (Brunswick): It is a pleasure to … Continue reading Green MP Calls Wind Farm Noise Complaints ‘Malicious’

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

Blade Falls From Dundonnell Wind Farm Turbine

Blade falls from Dundonnell Wind Farm turbine, launching investigation 6th October 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/6957141/wind-farm-stops-after-blade-falls-from-turbine/ LOST BLADE: The wind farm with the missing blade pictured from Hamilton Highway. Picture: Supplied. A BLADE has fallen from a south-west wind farm, launching an investigation to determine exactly how the dangerous incident occurred. Tilt Renewables … Continue reading Blade Falls From Dundonnell Wind Farm Turbine

Wind farm Complaints-2019

Wind Farm Complaints Continue To Dwindle, Latest Annual Report Shows 9th September 2020 By Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/wind-farm-complaints-continue-to-dwindle-latest-annual-report-shows Community concerns about the impacts of wind farms continue to dwindle, with just five complaints about operational turbines registered by the Office of the Wind Farm Commissioner in 2019. According to the latest … Continue reading Wind farm Complaints-2019