25th January, 2021 Source; Wind Farm Living WorkSafe Senior InspectorWorkSafe Victoria.1 Malop St.Geelong, VIC 3220 Attention: WorkSafe Victoria Senior Inspector, RE: Formal Complaint: Unprotected Power Plant operating at the Macarthur Wind Farm, Gerrigerrup Road, Hawkesdale, Vic. I have attempted on multiple occasions to alert WorkSafe Victoria to the dangerous practices currently being undertaken by AGL … Continue reading To Worksafe Victoria
4th March 2021 Wind Farm Living Moyne Shire CouncillorsMayor Meade firstname.lastname@example.orgCouncillor Purcell email@example.comCouncillor Doukas firstname.lastname@example.orgCouncillor Foster email@example.comCouncillor Lockett firstname.lastname@example.orgCouncillor Smith email@example.comCouncillor Gleeson firstname.lastname@example.org Dear Councillors, RE: Open Letter to Moyne Shire Councillors; Ryan Corner – Strategic Planning Dear Councillors, let me explain what you have voted not to do,Once you realise that 40 decibels (40dB) of noise in a rural … Continue reading Open Letter To Moyne Shire Councillors: Ryan Corner – Strategic Planning
This energy minister has been in the role for 6 years so an understanding of community concerns of wind farm adverse impacts and residents attitudes that 'enough is enough' would be expected. Discussion of 'best locations' and fast-tracking approvals for new wind farms in Victoria while saying most approvals don't get off the ground, is … Continue reading D’Ambrosio Says New Wind Proposals Could Come ‘from all parts of Victoria’
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
Australia’s biggest wind farm at Coopers Gap to undergo major repairs 4th May 2020 Giles Parkinson, Renew Economy https://reneweconomy.com.au/australias-biggest-wind-farm-at-coopers-gap-to-undergo-major-repairs-16117/ The 458MW Coopers Gap wind farm in south west Queensland, the newest and biggest wind project built to date in Australia – is to undergo major repairs after faults were found in its commissioning process. AGL, … Continue reading Coopers Gap Wind Farm Needs Major Repairs.
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
'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.