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’

Ruling of Hawkesdale People v Planning Minister

20210820 Hawkesdale v Minister for Planning 2021 VSC 510Download Hawkesdale community group's case dismissed against wind farm 20th August, 2021 by Jackson Graham and Kyra Gillespie, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7394836/judge-dismisses-groups-wind-farm-case/ A Hawkesdale community group’s claim that an extension to a planning permit for a wind farm on the town’s outskirts was invalid has been dismissed by … Continue reading Ruling of Hawkesdale People v Planning Minister

EPA Wind Facility Noise Compliance Management

20th June, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living The new EPA controlled wind facility noise compliance management is all bark but no bite.Unlike the Building Control Commission, which prosecutes bad building work and/or bad builders, there is no wind industry regulatory body, to weed out bad acousticians.The EPA has no authority to access the wind facility … Continue reading EPA Wind Facility Noise Compliance Management

Notice Of Warning Re: Rangoon Wind Farm Proposal

11th June, 2021 Via Wind Farm Living. Hi All Wind Farm Living Worldwide Community, This is a notice of warning to any company considering purchasing the Rangoon Wind Farm. The Ben Lomond community has spoken – There is NO SOCIAL LICENCE FOR THIS WIND FARM PROPOSAL. This is a worldwide announcement to warn any prospective buyers … Continue reading Notice Of Warning Re: Rangoon Wind Farm Proposal

Madigan-Led Senate Wind Report Slammed For Bias- 2015

5th August, 2015 By Alex Hamer, The Courier, Source: http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/3259070/senate-wind-report-slammed-for-bias/ The wind industry, federal opposition and members of the scientific community have attacked the Senate report into wind turbines for its supposed bias. Ballarat senator John Madigan chaired the committee that authored the report, which was released on Monday. National Wind Alliance coordinator Andrew Bray said … Continue reading Madigan-Led Senate Wind Report Slammed For Bias- 2015

Push For Noise Testing Rejected

Moyne Shire councillors reject push for noise testing at Ryan Corner wind farm site 2nd March, 2021 By Jackson Graham, The Standardhttps://www.standard.net.au/story/7150073/councillors-say-no-to-noise-testing-at-wind-site/ A south-west council won't pay to do noise testing at a second wind farm site, despite agreeing months earlier to test the Hawkesdale Wind Farm. Moyne Shire councillors voted 1-6 not in favour … Continue reading Push For Noise Testing Rejected

Email To & From Energy & Emissions Reduction Minister re: SA EPA Response

14.12.20 Dear SirsPlease find attached the response from the SA EPA to submissions frommembers of the public and the Wind Turbine industry.As you will see it appears the EPA has spent a longtime doing nothingexcept reading reports/research etc, they have not undertaken anyphysical research themselves.Nor have they provided a Bibliography of what they have read, … Continue reading Email To & From Energy & Emissions Reduction Minister re: SA EPA Response

Complaints Process Inadequate

30th January 2021 By Ash Bolt, The Hamilton Spectator An ongoing bone of contention in the south-west, community group Wind Farm Living says the complaints process offered by Moyne Shire for residents, is "unsatisfactory and inadequate". A South-West community group has labelled the Moyne Shire's wind farm complaint-handling process as "unsatisfactory and inadequate" in a … Continue reading Complaints Process Inadequate

Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit

Wind farm commissioner says permits should only be extended once as south-west projects granted multiple extensions 11th December, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7051845/wind-farm-commissioner-says-permits-should-only-be-extended-once/  RECOMMENDATIONS: National Wind Farm Commissioner Andrew Dyer says wind farms should only be granted one extension to planning permits. Australia’s Wind Farm Commissioner says south-west wind proposals should only receive … Continue reading Wind Farm Projects Granted Multiple Extensions To Permit