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
"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
Wind Farm Complaints Continue To Dwindle, Latest Annual Report Shows 9th September 2020 By Peter Hannam, The Sydney Morning Herald Source: https://www.smh.com.au/national/wind-farm-complaints-continue-to-dwindle-latest-annual-report-shows Community concerns about the impacts of wind farms continue to dwindle, with just five complaints about operational turbines registered by the Office of the Wind Farm Commissioner in 2019. According to the latest … Continue reading Wind farm Complaints-2019
State government firm on approving wind farms on 'merits' as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing current planning approach 30th August, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/6901302/best-interest-of-all-state-firm-on-wind-farm-planning-as-shire-ramps-up-opposition/ IMPASSE: The state government says it is firm on approving wind farms on "merits" as Moyne Shire doubles down on opposing the current approach to planning. The … Continue reading State Gov. Approves Wind Farms On Merits.
27th August, 2020 Ellen Fanning, The Drum, ABC https://iview.abc.net.au/show/drum Ellen Fanning joins Ali Kadri, Craig Reucassel, Alison Penfold and Suelette Dreyfus to discuss Tony Abbott's new role, how the path to wind power took a detour plus why Australia's scientists are divided over the role of gas. This episode is only available until 7:00pm on … Continue reading Wind Power Takes A Detour
25th August, 2020 By Jackson Graham, The Standard. Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/6894663/frustration-that-wind-farm-planning-demands-are-falling-on-deaf-ears/ The council wants the state government to follow seven planning recommendations made by the National Wind Farm Commissioner in 2018. IF ALL proposed wind farms in a south-west shire were built, those sites could cover the equivalent of whole local government areas in Melbourne, a … Continue reading Moyne Shire Council Frustrated Wind Farm Planning Demands Are Falling On Deaf Ears
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
November 6, 2019 By Sherri Lange-Master Resource Source: https://www.masterresource.org/wind-turbine-noise-issues/sensing-not-hearing-cooper-qa-1/ Congratulations to Steven Cooper on his appointment to the European Acoustics Association Technical Committee on Noise, as the group leader on wind turbine noise, and on presenting three papers at the International Congress on Acoustics in Germany. ~DeFrock. “But wind turbine noise issues are not just … Continue reading ‘Sensing but not Hearing’: Steven Cooper On Wind Turbine Nuisance-Part 1.
'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.
Highly paid environmental consultants used during wind farm planning assessments, can hardly be independent, when their aim is getting proposed wind farms approved, usually at great economic and social costs to rural environments and communities. Through consultations and visiting wind farms, the Australian Wind Farm Commissioner grasps that the wind industry is destroying many areas … Continue reading Wind Farm Bird Kills ‘Should Be Revealed’