16th May, 2021 by Kyra Gillespie, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7254067/wind-farm-david-and-goliath-battle-reaches-supreme-court/ A fight between a small community and a proposed wind farm will reach the Supreme Court of Victoria this month in what residents have dubbed a "David and Goliath battle". The People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale Incorporated, an association made up of about 25 … Continue reading Hawkesdale Wind Farm Battle Reaches Supreme Court
Help us fight a Wind Farm in the Supreme Court !! https://ca.gofundme.com/f/help-the-town-of-hawkesdale-take-on-global-power John Bos is organizing this fundraiser. We need a hand to SAVE OUR TOWN from the horrors of a Wind Farm being built next-door. We are the People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale, and we are taking the VictorianPlanning Minister and Global … Continue reading Help The Town Of Hawkesdale
Moyne Shire Councillor Jim Doukas pushes for noise reports at Ryan Corner wind farm to be independently checked 1st March, 2021 By Jackson Graham, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7147220/councillor-wants-more-noise-tests-at-wind-sites/ A civic leader is trying to muster support from fellow councillors to request an independent contractor check noise testing at a second Moyne Shire wind farm site. … Continue reading Push For Independent Noise Reports
150 regional jobs on line in wind farm stoush over Chinese steel 20th February 2021 By Paul Sakkal, The Age Source; https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/150-regional-jobs-on-line-in-wind-farm-stoush-over-chinese-steel-20210219-p5743a.html More than 150 regional jobs are at risk because a multinational has chosen to use cheaper imported steel, likely from China, instead of local product to build a $360 million wind farm in … Continue reading Wind Farm Stoush
Wind farm commissioner says permits should only be extended once as south-west projects granted multiple extensions 11th December, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7051845/wind-farm-commissioner-says-permits-should-only-be-extended-once/ RECOMMENDATIONS: National Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer says wind farms should only be granted one extension to planning permits. Australia’s Wind Farm Commissioner says south-west wind proposals should only receive … Continue reading Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit
'One approved windfarm with 31 turbines is less than 2km from Hawkesdale’s town centre...'
11th November, 2020 By Jackson Graham, Moyne Gazette, https://www.standard.net.au/story/7007625/wind-farm-near-port-fairy-to-be-built-developer-says/ The wind farm first received a planning permit in 2008 and looks set to go ahead. Pictured are turbines nearby at Cape Bridgewater. Plans a wind farm near Port Fairy have come back to life after few signs of progress since it first received a planning … Continue reading Ryan Corner Wind Farm To Be Built, Developer Global Power Generation Says