Foreign Investment Raising Concerns

There's global interest in Tasmania's wind farms — but can foreign ownership laws cope? By Alison Branley, ABC News https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-01-06/foreign-investment-in-tasmanian-wind-farms-raising-concerns/13036164 The Chinese-owned Cattle Hill Wind Farm came online with 48 turbines last year.(ABC News: Alison Branley) On the south-east corner of Australia, the winds known as the Roaring Forties whip across from the Indian Ocean. … Continue reading Foreign Investment Raising Concerns

Views On Proposed Dundonnell Wind Farm Development-2015

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

How’s The Serenity? Stephen Curry From The Castle Joins Farmers’ Fight Against Mega Powerline Project.

'Moorabool Shire Mayor David Edwards said the council was pushing for the powerlines to go underground.

"For council to say, 'We just want the project to go away', that's not reality," he said.

"The project will go ahead … but what we've got to do is make sure it's the least impact to the community.

"The negative impact shouldn't be borne by regional Victoria just to feed metropolitan Melbourne. We've been very clear about that."' by Lisa Martin-ABC Ballarat.