Alerts and Events: Australia
These postings are provided to help publicize and provide examples of the efforts of affiliated groups and individuals related to industrial wind energy development. Most of the notices posted here are not the product of nor are they necessarily endorsed by National Wind Watch.
Published in Australia in October 2018 by Spinifex Press, Berni Janssen’s powerful expression of the traumas wrought by industrial wind turbines on the land, its life, and human neighbors is now more widely available: in April via IPG and in June at Amazon. Reviews have been glowing. Janssen uses a variety of forms that convey the many voices she presents. She masterfully weaves life and politics and nature in all its complexities. This book, its poetic language, its emotional intensity, . . .
Australia, Campaigns, Newsletters •
Source: Residents Against Jupiter Wind Turbines
A good example of a community campaign newsletter (click here to download PDF):
Advertisements, Australia, Health, Noise •
Source: Stockyard Hill Community Guardians
Origin Energy’s proposed changes to the blade length and height of the turbines at Stockyard Hill will cause irreparable harm to the health of our community. Origin claims the increase in turbine height is “improving project efficiencies”. This is clever corporate wording for ‘improving profits’ at our community’s expense and also makes the Stockyard Hill Project more attractive to on-sell to foreign investors. Here is what this means for residents: The proposed turbine height changes contravene condition three of the . . .
TO: Michael Spence BA LLB Sydney DPhil PcDipTheol Oxf Vice Chancellor and Principle, University of Sydney I am once again writing to you in relation to Professor Simon Chapman’s active and well publicised close involvement with the Industrial Wind Industry in Australia, and the increasingly adverse effect this association is having on the University of Sydney’s reputation for quality research and ethical behaviour. It appears possible Professor Chapman is conducting research without prior ethics committee approval from the Human Research . . .
Announcements, Australia, Comments, Health •
Source: National Health and Medical Research Council
Closes on Friday, 11 April 2014, 05:00pm (AEDT) NHMRC is currently seeking feedback on a draft Information Paper: Evidence on Wind Farms and Human Health, which provides the Australian community with a summary of the evidence on whether wind farms cause adverse health effects in humans. The draft NHMRC Information Paper is based on the Systematic review of the human health effects of wind farms, an independent review of the available scientific literature examining the possible impacts of wind farms . . .
The Waubra Foundation CEO, Sarah Laurie, stands by the accuracy of confidential information submitted by the Foundation to the 2012 Federal Senate Inquiry. The information related to the numbers and locations of rural residents forced to permanently or temporarily abandon their homes in Australia because of the adverse health effects they experienced from exposure to operating wind turbines. This information was provided in confidence to the CEO, on the condition that it not be made publicly available by her, and . . .
Australia, Campaigns, Economics, Health, Publications •
Source: Stop These Things
Dear ~~ If you are elected will you support a thorough investigation into the Renewable Energy Certificate Fraud, which will one day be shown to be one of the largest frauds on the Commonwealth with $80 Million alone just at the Waubra Industrial Wind Turbine Development? If elected what will you and your party do about the plight of the Australian Wind Farm Refugees and those who are profoundly noise affected by industrial wind turbine developments? The people of Australia . . .