6th April, 2021 By Monique Patterson, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7198084/bid-for-domestic-wind-turbine-knocked-back/ Moyne Shire councillors have knocked back an application for a domestic wind turbine at Illowa. The applicant wanted to build the 14-metre structure at 81 Douglas Lane. Council officers recommended approving the application but Cr Jim Doukas put forward an alternative motion to reject it. … Continue reading Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa
Call for debate ... then approval 16th January, 2021 By Mandy Squires, The Herald Sun Developers of a sprawling Gippsland windfarm with turbines among the tallest in the country have sought an independent panel to assess and approve the project. The proposed Delburn Wind Farm in the Strzelecki Ranges, to the south of the Latrobe … Continue reading Windfarm Up In The Air
'One approved windfarm with 31 turbines is less than 2km from Hawkesdale’s town centre...'
'The plaintiffs claim that developers built the project too close to their homes and as a result, have created a number of hazards and adverse health effects, including sleep disturbance, annoyance, headaches, dizziness, vertigo, nausea, motion sickness, bodily sensations, fatigue, stress, depression, memory deficits, inability to concentrate, anxiety and an overall reduced quality of life. The complaint says that these effects are largely due to the shadow flicker and loud noise that comes from the turbines when they are in motion.'
'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.
30th June, 2019 Debbie Cuthbertson, The Sunday Age A farming couple whose sheep produced award-winning ultra-fine wool are suing energy giant AGL for $2.3 million for negligence, accusing it of destroying their business after more than half their flock died amid construction of a wind farm next door. Andrew (Gus) Gardner, his wife, Ann, and … Continue reading Award-Winning Sheep Farmers Sue AGL Over Wind Farm Construction.
file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/Raymond_Hartman_The_Adverse_Health_Impacts_of_IWTs-Its_all_in_your_head-full_with_CV.pdf Author: Hartman, Raymond- 5th April 2013 In this paper, I review two recently completed research papers that purport to provide scientific evidence regarding the adverse health effects of Industrial Wind Turbines (IWTs). Having done so, I find that they provide no scientific information. Rather, they present disinformation which may be used to improperly shape public … Continue reading Adverse Health Impacts Of Industrial Wind Turbines: A Scientific Response To “Its All In Your Head”
The Flinders University is conducting a wind farm noise study and the effects of noise disruption on sleep disturbance by assessing sleep in a controlled laboratory environment.
'The more people are aware of infrasound [Wind Turbine Signature/Pulsations, see comment below-DeFrock] the more objections will be made and then the authorities who are looking at wind farm applications will just have to take notice'- Paul Swift See an update on Paul Swifts' petition here; https://www.change.org/p/paul-swift-stop-all-wind-turbine-developments-until-infrasound-health-issues-have-been-investigated-67f152f1-112b-4164-a626-94b6d8e5ea2d/u/24557748?cs_tk=Ai7I81RCQ9WeAkDo31wAAXicyyvNyQEABF8BvEz5UtVK7fxwJEbMEk7-K5k%3D&utm_campaign=096bbfc3c8fd4c68958f3af04ad7bcdd&utm_medium=email&utm_source=petition_update&utm_term=cs Paul Swift has started a change.org Petition asking … Continue reading Updated Petition: Stop All Wind Turbine Projects Until “Infrasound” Health Issues Have Been Investigated.
Alan Jones is concerned Labor’s climate change policy would mean the construction of more wind farms, negatively impacting on rural landowners. A Labor government would aim to cut emissions by 45 per cent by the year 2030. Alan Jones says this proposal would require the construction of far more wind farms. in the Australian countryside. He … Continue reading ‘Major crisis’: Wind farm fears in wake of Labor’s climate policy.