Powerlines & Potatoes

Powerlines and potatoes: the renewable energy transmission project causing angst in central Victoria 2nd May,2022 By Tim McGlone, The Guardian Source: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/02/powerlines-and-potatoes-the-renewable-energy-transmission-project-causing-angst-in-central-victoria In the central highlands north-west of Melbourne, farmers are fighting plans to install 85-metre towers through their properties Many different handmade signs can be seen along properties in Victoria’s Blampied, but they send … Continue reading Powerlines & Potatoes

Underground Power

Regional communities fight for underground power 15th February, 2022 By Benjamin Preiss, Regional editor, The Age Source: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/regional-communities-fight-for-underground-power-20220210-p59vec.html The company building a 190-kilometre renewable electricity transmission project in Victoria’s west will consider putting parts of it underground to avoid sections where overhead wires would most dominate the landscape. But regional communities in its path have … Continue reading Underground Power

More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

More talks on AusNet Victorian transmission energy project as petition hits 12,000 signatures 1st December, 2021 By Laura Mayers and Stephen Martin, ABC Ballarat Source; https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-01/ausnet-attempt-to-assuage-concerns-victoria-transmission Landowners have come out in serious opposition to the Western Victoria Transmission Project(ABC Ballarat: Molly Finch) AusNet has begun another round of community consultation after releasing a confirmed planned … Continue reading More Talks On AusNet Vic Transmission Line

Hundreds Fight TransGrid’s Transmission Line

‘For our children and grandchildren’: Hundreds fight TransGrid’s transmission line 18th August, 2020 By Hannah Sparks, About regional. https://aboutregional.com.au/for-our-children-and-grandchildren-hundreds-fight-transgrids-transmission-line/ Charley Barber and Rosemary Howe, of Bannister in the Upper Lachlan Shire, are among 600 landholders affected by plans to build a 70-metre high transmission line. Photo: Rachael Cramp. Charley Barber and Rosemary Howe long imagined … Continue reading Hundreds Fight TransGrid’s Transmission Line