Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Tractors meet Mumblin Wind Farm proponents at Ecklin Community Hall drop-in meeting 20th June 2022 by Jessica Greenan, The Standard Source: A convoy of tractors rolled up to a tense meeting between south-west residents and the developers of a wind farm near Cobden on Saturday. A migration of 15 machines with signs including "No … Continue reading Mumblin WF Tractor Protest

Lived Experience= Evidence

30th March, 2022 Via WFL subjective-evidence-diary-and-complaints-historyDownload There are two types of evidence submitted to VCAT or Court. Objective Evidence – Collected by technical experts. This is the raw noise and wind data (and possibly vibration data) and the analysis reporting of this raw data. Subjective Evidence – Collected by you. This is your diary evidence and complaints … Continue reading Lived Experience= Evidence

Psychoacoustics To The Rescue

26th May 2021 By Steven Cooper. Wind Turbine Noise: Psychoacoustics to the Rescue. Forum Acusticum, Dec 2020, Lyon, France wind turbine noise psychoacousticsDownload Protecting the acoustic amenity of communities living near wind farms is at the forefront of Steven Coopers outstanding work. Effective investigation of wind turbine noise requires working with residents, utilising residents diaries … Continue reading Psychoacoustics To The Rescue

Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa

6th April, 2021 By Monique Patterson, The Standard Source: 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

Wind Turbines in Court: What Are the Issues?

'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 Shire Council Push For 1.5 Km Wind Farm Turbine Setback.

'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.

Award-Winning Sheep Farmers Sue AGL Over Wind Farm Construction.

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.