Regional communities fight for underground power 15th February, 2022 By Benjamin Preiss, Regional editor, The Age Source: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/regional-communities-fight-for-underground-power-20220210-p59vec.html The company building a 190-kilometre renewable electricity transmission project in Victoria’s west will consider putting parts of it underground to avoid sections where overhead wires would most dominate the landscape. But regional communities in its path have … Continue reading Underground Power
AusNet's offer of $200K for high voltage transmission lines sparks landholder outrage 10th November, 2021 By Laura Mayers and Nicole Chvastek, ABC Ballarat Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-11-10/ausnet-landowner-outrage-despite-200000-dollar-per-tower/100608244 The community is angry about plans to run high-voltage powerlines through Western Victoria.(Supplied: Moorabool and Central Highlands Power Alliance) AusNet has released its compensation plan for landowners willing to give … Continue reading Outrage at AusNet $200,000 Offer
French couple who said windfarm affected health win legal fight 8th November, 2021 By Kim Willsher Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/08/french-couple-wins-legal-fight-wind-turbine-syndrome-windfarm-health Christel and Luc Fockaert awarded €110,000 after over health problems they claim were caused by windfarm A windfarm in France. The Fockaerts said noise from the turbines was akin to a ‘washing machine continually turning’. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pélissier/Reuters … Continue reading French Couple Who Said Windfarm Affected Health Win
Turbine noise goes on trial 3rd August, 2021 By Sentinel Times, https://sgst.com.au/2021/08/turbine-noise-goes-on-trial/ Six years on, the dispute over whether or not the Bald Hills Wind Farm is operating within its planning conditions is yet to be decided but any decision made by the Supreme Court next month will come too late for some. THE operators … Continue reading Bald Hills Wind Turbine Noise
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
"...brolgas are not breeding within 5km of wind farms in Victoria."- Hamish Cumming.
Help us preserve the biodiversity of this highly vulnerable sensitive ecosystem for the benefit of future generations.
'A group of 12 residents is seeking orders from the court to have the development curtailed or shut down, and for its owners to pay them compensation'.
'The interference with family and home is a fact. It is arbitrary in that people are subject to interference as others use their own criteria, generally directed at maximising the interferer’s profit to site their machines.'
August 7, 2019 Graham Lloyd, Environment Editor- The Australian Lawsuit Tells Wind Farms: Cut The Hot Air. Wind turbines at Snowtown in South Australia's mid north. Picture: Kelly Barnes. Legal action against Australia’s biggest wind farm operators provides a test case for the federal government’s push to force renewable energy suppliers to deliver what they … Continue reading Federal Court Looms for Renewables AGL Energy, Neoen SA, Pacific Hydro and Tilt Renewables