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
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
'Hundreds of bird and bat carcasses, including five wedge-tailed eagles, have been detected at a south-west wind farm in the past three years'.
28th July 2020 Jackson Graham, The Standard- http:www.standard.net.au https://www.standard.net.au/story/6854065/council-calls-to-set-back-wind-farm-five-kilometres-from-town/ (Subscriber) FURTHER AWAY: A Hawkesdale community group, backed by Moyne Shire, is seeking a five kilometre set back for a proposed 26 turbine wind farm with 180-metre tall structures near the town. A PROPOSED Hawkesdale wind farm could restrain nearby future growth unless set back at … Continue reading Moyne Shire Council Calls To Set Back Hawkesdale Wind Farm Five Kilometres From Town
'There are now only around 600 Brolga left in Victoria and SE South Australia and these are geographically (and genetically) isolated from the Brolga in Northern Australia. One of the biggest threats to these beautiful birds is wind farms being built in their habitat.'-Hamish Cumming.