$1.5m for Spinifex Offshore Wind

Vic offshore wind farm project gets $1.5m 5th October, 2022 Source: https://au.news.yahoo.com/vic-offshore-wind-farm-project-163132487.html An offshore wind farm project off the coast of Portland in Victoria will get $1.5 million in funding to explore whether it could be commercially viable. Spinifex Offshore Wind Farm Pty Ltd, which is a subsidiary of Alinta Energy, will examine whether the … Continue reading $1.5m for Spinifex Offshore Wind

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

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

Efforts To Pool Wind Farm Funds Launched

8th April, 2021 Source: By Terang Express Maximise spending: Former Moyne Shire councillor Colin Ryan, RE-Alliance representatives Tony Goodfellow and Lucy Allen, and local Mick Murphy OAM have floated the idea of pooling wind farm funding streams in to one fund to maximise investment in big ticket programs and assets. Moyne residents have been encouraged … Continue reading Efforts To Pool Wind Farm Funds Launched

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

Hundreds Fight TransGrid’s Transmission Line

‘For our children and grandchildren’: Hundreds fight TransGrid’s transmission line 18th August, 2020 By Hannah Sparks, About regional. https://aboutregional.com.au/for-our-children-and-grandchildren-hundreds-fight-transgrids-transmission-line/ Charley Barber and Rosemary Howe, of Bannister in the Upper Lachlan Shire, are among 600 landholders affected by plans to build a 70-metre high transmission line. Photo: Rachael Cramp. Charley Barber and Rosemary Howe long imagined … Continue reading Hundreds Fight TransGrid’s Transmission Line

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

State Gov. Approves Wind Farms On Merits.

State government firm on approving wind farms on 'merits' as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing current planning approach 30th August, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/6901302/best-interest-of-all-state-firm-on-wind-farm-planning-as-shire-ramps-up-opposition/ IMPASSE: The state government says it is firm on approving wind farms on "merits" as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing the current approach to planning. The … Continue reading State Gov. Approves Wind Farms On Merits.