Hawkesdale residents' bid to stop wind farm project denied by Victorian Court of Appeal 17th August 2022 By Lexie Jeuniewic, ABC Source: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-08-18/hawkesdale-wind-farm-residents-lose-court-appeal-victoria/101346406 The Hawkesdale Wind Farm will span 2,280 hectares.(Source: Global Power Generation (GPG)) A group of residents' final bid to stop a wind farm near Hawkesdale in south-west Victoria has been rejected by … Continue reading Hawkesdale Pleas Denied
Farmers fight windfarm plan 11th May, 2020 By McPherson Media Group, Dairy News Australia Source: https://www.dairynewsaustralia.com.au/news/farmers-fight-windfarm-plan/ DAIRY FARMER angst is growing over plans for a giant wind farm in south-west Victoria. Farmers have joined a Moyne Shire Hexham wind farm community engagement committee and will argue that prime farming land should be kept for farming purposes. Committee … Continue reading Farmers Fight Hexham Plan
6th April, 2021 By Monique Patterson, The Standard Source: https://www.standard.net.au/story/7198084/bid-for-domestic-wind-turbine-knocked-back/ Moyne Shire councillors have knocked back an application for a domestic wind turbine at Illowa. The applicant wanted to build the 14-metre structure at 81 Douglas Lane. Council officers recommended approving the application but Cr Jim Doukas put forward an alternative motion to reject it. … Continue reading Moyne Shire Councillors Reject Bid For Wind Turbine At Illowa
Gullen Range wind farm modification bid 8th September, 2014, Crookwell Gazette https://www.crookwellgazette.com.au/story/2544339/gullen-range-modification-bid-a-hopeless-mess-resident-tells-commission/ ONE of the 76 submissions from the public lodged with the Commission investigating the Gullen Range wind firm’s application to modify its approvals has described the application as “a hopeless mess.” A large crowd attended the public meeting held at the Crookwell Services … Continue reading Gullen Range Wind Farm ‘Hopeless Mess’-2014
17th February, 2019 ABC Landline ABC's Landline television program aired a story on the development of wind farms in Western Victoria and how this 'gold rush' of wind, solar and battery farms impacts on the landscape, local people and farmers. Wind and Solar Developments are creating increasing stress and overload being placed onto the statewide … Continue reading ‘Gold Rush’ of Wind Farms in Western Victoria.