Hawkesdale Pleas Denied

Hawkesdale residents' bid to stop wind farm project denied by Victorian Court of Appeal 17th August 2022 By Lexie Jeuniewic, ABC Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-18/hawkesdale-wind-farm-residents-lose-court-appeal-victoria/101346406 The Hawkesdale Wind Farm will span 2,280 hectares.(Source: Global Power Generation (GPG)) A group of residents' final bid to stop a wind farm near Hawkesdale in south-west Victoria has been rejected by … Continue reading Hawkesdale Pleas Denied

Bald Hills’ Decision Possible Blow

Bald Hills’ decision possible blow for all wind farms 23rd March, 2022 By Sentinel-Times Source: https://sgst.com.au/2022/03/bald-hills-decision-possible-blow-for-wind-farms/ A decision in the Supreme Court this Friday involving the Bald Hills Wind Farm could have implications for the future of all onshore wind farms. DAMAGES in the millions and an injunction placing restrictions on the operation of the … Continue reading Bald Hills’ Decision Possible Blow

Uren v Bald Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd (S ECI 2020 00471)

23rd March 2022, Via WFL, Dear Practitioners, We refer to the matter of Uren v Bald Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd (S ECI 2020 00471).  Justice Richards will hand down judgment in this matter at 9.30 am on Friday 25 March 2022.   The hearing will proceed in person in Courtroom 2, Old High Court Building, 450 Little Bourke Street.  The hearing will … Continue reading Uren v Bald Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd (S ECI 2020 00471)

Wind Farm Owners Denied Turbines Were Too Loud

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

Energy Commissioner ‘Blasted’

Thanks, but no thanks, says Bald Hills trial judge 9th September, 2021 by Sentinel-times; https://sgst.com.au/2021/09/thanks-but-no-thanks-says-bald-hill-judge/ The feathers are already flying in the Supreme Court fight between neighbours of the Bald Hills Wind Farm and its operators over allegations of "substantial and unreasonable" noise levels and Justice Melinda Richards had a few blows of her own … Continue reading Energy Commissioner ‘Blasted’

Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case

Wind farm nuisance test case starts in Victoria Supreme Court 7th September, 2021 by Emma field and Rio Davis, Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-09-07/supreme-court-to-rule-if-wind-farm-a-nuisance/ Land owner John Zakula says noise from the turbines rendered him unable to sleep.(Supplied) What could become a landmark legal battle to determine if a Victorian wind farm created a significant nuisance for its … Continue reading Bald Hills WF Nuisance Vic Supreme Court Case