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
“This is a massive piece of infrastructure being built in Victoria and the public hasn’t seen the final plans.” “What we do know is there will be 215 turbines squeezed into a space where the minister previously told them to accommodate 181.” ~Dominica Tannock
Wind farm owners denied turbines were too loud, yet claimed compensation for them 11th October, 2021 by Michael Fowler, The Age Source: https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/wind-farm-owners-denied-turbines-were-too-loud-yet-claimed-compensation-for-them A Gippsland wind farm was receiving nearly $12 million in compensation payments for loud, faulty turbines despite denying they were causing a noise disturbance to local farmers, who are now suing the … Continue reading Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud
Stanley community meeting over Western Plains wind farm development 11th July, 2021 By Molly Appleton, The Advocate Source: https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/7335323/right-project-wrong-place-for-wind-farm-proposal/ TOWN MEETING: Murchison MLC Ruth Forrest facilitated the community meeting on the proposed Western Plains Wind Farm. Picture: Molly Appleton The Western Plains development was labelled a "blight on our town" by concerned Stanley resident Jonathan Smith, in … Continue reading Stanley Community Meeting
Bald Hills landholder John Zakula said he hoped the outcome would highlight the experiences of locals who have fought to hold major corporations legally accountable.
'A spokesperson for the landowners said today that it was an important decision for those affected by the wind farm noise, one that he believed left the operators very little scope for appeal.' -Sentinel Times
'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'.