25th March, 2022 By Jon Daly on PM, ABC Radio The operators of a wind farm have been ordered to stop making noise at night and pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to neighbours for sleepless nights. John Zakula and Noel Uren successfully sued the Bald Hills Wind Farm and have been awarded $260,000 in … Continue reading Noisy WF Legal Precedent-ABC Radio
25th March 2022 Justice Melinda Richards T0145-Uren v Bald Hills Wind Farm Pty Ltd-25 March 2022Download
Bald Hills’ decision possible blow for all wind farms 23rd March, 2022 By Sentinel-Times Source: https://sgst.com.au/2022/03/bald-hills-decision-possible-blow-for-wind-farms/ A decision in the Supreme Court this Friday involving the Bald Hills Wind Farm could have implications for the future of all onshore wind farms. DAMAGES in the millions and an injunction placing restrictions on the operation of the … Continue reading Bald Hills’ Decision Possible Blow
16th May, 2021 by Kyra Gillespie, The Standard https://www.standard.net.au/story/7254067/wind-farm-david-and-goliath-battle-reaches-supreme-court/ A fight between a small community and a proposed wind farm will reach the Supreme Court of Victoria this month in what residents have dubbed a "David and Goliath battle". The People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale Incorporated, an association made up of about 25 … Continue reading Hawkesdale Wind Farm Battle Reaches Supreme Court
23rd April, 2021 By Ash Bolt, The Spectator, Hamilton Source: https://spec.com.au/article/general/2021/04/23/wind-farm-feud/ The People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale Incorporated member, John Bos is ready to fight to have GPG's wind farm permit revoked THE fear their hometown will fade away if a nearby wind farm goes ahead has pushed members of the Hawkesdale community … Continue reading Wind Farm Feud
Help us fight a Wind Farm in the Supreme Court !! https://ca.gofundme.com/f/help-the-town-of-hawkesdale-take-on-global-power John Bos is organizing this fundraiser. We need a hand to SAVE OUR TOWN from the horrors of a Wind Farm being built next-door. We are the People of the Small Town of Hawkesdale, and we are taking the VictorianPlanning Minister and Global … Continue reading Help The Town Of Hawkesdale
Bald Hills landholder John Zakula said he hoped the outcome would highlight the experiences of locals who have fought to hold major corporations legally accountable.
'A spokesperson for the landowners said today that it was an important decision for those affected by the wind farm noise, one that he believed left the operators very little scope for appeal.' -Sentinel Times