19 September 2019 By Andrew Thomson- The Warrnambool Standard Calls for guarantees: Member for Polwarth Richard Riordan has asked the state energy minister to assure Great Ocean Road residents they will have power and safety. Energy Minister Lily D'Ambrosio has been called on to reassure the Apollo Bay community it will have a reliable power … Continue reading ‘New Bushfire Safety System Causing Too Many Power Outages, Switched Off’.
POWER companies in Victoria are being forced to pay five times as much for electricity as they did three years ago and are now reliant on other states to keep the lights on. The Herald Sun can reveal Victoria flipped to taking more electricity from the rest of the country than it was exporting for the first time in 2018-19. It is also now a net importer along with South Australia — a state that has had some of the highest wholesale energy prices in the world in recent years. Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor said he feared Victoria would face more blackouts this summer.
8th May 2019 Rob Gunstone, The Standard, http://www.standard.net.au Hands up for action: Kolora farmer Peter Allen calls for a show of hands to support a moratorium on the windfarm development during the information session. Picture: Rob Gunstone Angry farmers have called for a moratorium on the Mortlake South Windfarm until the developer Acciona improves its community … Continue reading Farmers call on Acciona to halt Mortlake South Windfarm development.