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’
'One approved windfarm with 31 turbines is less than 2km from Hawkesdale’s town centre...'
"The collateral damage experienced by innocent farmers and residents throughout the Moyne Shire will only become evident once more people realise the bad decision that was made to actually turn our beautiful agricultural, rural and coastal shire into a wind farm industrial zone," -Viva-Lyn Lenehan
'Hundreds of bird and bat carcasses, including five wedge-tailed eagles, have been detected at a south-west wind farm in the past three years'.
28th July 2020 Jackson Graham, The Standard- http:www.standard.net.au https://www.standard.net.au/story/6854065/council-calls-to-set-back-wind-farm-five-kilometres-from-town/ (Subscriber) FURTHER AWAY: A Hawkesdale community group, backed by Moyne Shire, is seeking a five kilometre set back for a proposed 26 turbine wind farm with 180-metre tall structures near the town. A PROPOSED Hawkesdale wind farm could restrain nearby future growth unless set back at … Continue reading Moyne Shire Council Calls To Set Back Hawkesdale Wind Farm Five Kilometres From Town
'Moyne Council will also write to the state government asking it to adopt a five-kilometre setback between a wind farm and a township or city boundary, to preserve amenity and opportunities for urban growth'-Article The Standard.
The council has previously determined to oppose any more wind farms in the shire until the state government adopts a range of the commissioner's recommendations.
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.
'FIERCE lobbying from Corangamite and Moyne Shire councils on the positioning of transmission lines and poles to wind farms has resulted in a win'.-Monique Patterson, The Standard.