Turbine noise goes on trial 3rd August, 2021 By Sentinel Times, https://sgst.com.au/2021/08/turbine-noise-goes-on-trial/ Six years on, the dispute over whether or not the Bald Hills Wind Farm is operating within its planning conditions is yet to be decided but any decision made by the Supreme Court next month will come too late for some. THE operators … Continue reading Bald Hills Wind Turbine Noise
29th April, 2021 By Kyra Gillespie, The Standard, standard.net.au A third attempt to build a solar farm bigger than Camperdown in the south-west has been slammed by a council, saying the applicant has taken 'no responsibility' for the project. A new submission to the planning minister to build a 588 hectare solar farm at Bookaar … Continue reading ‘No Responsibility’: Council
8th October, 2020 Credit: papernews.com.au Member for Gippsland South Danny O’Brien is chalking up a victory for Alberton residents opposed to a planned wind farm as a win for “the battlers”. Mr O’Brien was commenting after the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) ruled that the wind farm’s proponent Synergy Wind had breached planning guidelines in … Continue reading Win For ‘Battlers’ In Wind Farm Fight
“We can only fight it on planning grounds whereas we think it needs to be debated at a much wider level,” she said.
“They are selling the wind farm to council as an answer to climate change and greenhouse gas but it is not.”~ Kathy Russell, Mt Pollock Landscape Guardians.
'The categorisation “minor” camouflages major concessions made by a responsible public official and senior Victorian Government Minister to an industry which is knowingly and deliberately harming rural residents with acoustic pollution from wind turbines. VC113 will inevitably and predictably result in more widespread and severe abuses of human rights, particularly the torture of wind project neighbours from prolonged sleep deprivation.'
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP, Heidi Asten, Ellen Tarasenko & Thomas Ellicott August 30 2019 Wind energy facility proponents should take note of recent developments in the regulation of noise impacts from wind energy facilities in Victoria, which signal increased scrutiny of noise impacts from operations. This includes: South Gippsland Shire Council’s finding of statutory … Continue reading Recent Developments In The Regulation Of Noise From Wind Energy Facilities In Victoria.