Resource Documents by Madigan, John
Wind Farms: Health Effects
Tonight I rise to speak on the relationship between a community and their doctors and how that relationship has been bastardised. But first I will give the chamber some background. In January 2012, researchers at the renowned Stanford School of Medicine published a report that found tobacco companies had conducted a carefully crafted, decades-long campaign to manipulate throat doctors. The aim was to calm concerns among an increasingly worried public that smoking might be bad for their health. The campaign . . . Complete article »
Health plan must consider wind turbine noise
To Mr Stephen Cornish, CEO, Pyrenees Shire, Beaufort Victoria: I wish to bring to your urgent attention what I consider to be serious limitations in your Healthy and Well Pyrenees 2013-2017 draft municipal plan and thank you for the opportunity to provide the following submission. THE IMPACT OF NOISE NUISANCE QUALIFIES AS A HEALTH DETERMINANT AT PYRENEES Under the Health and Wellbeing Act, 2008 (“HAWB Act”), Section 26(s)(a) describes the requirements of a Municipal public health and wellbeing plans: A . . . Complete article »
Introduction of Excessive Noise from Wind Farms Bill 2012
SPEECH: Thursday, 28 June 2012 Speaker: Madigan, Sen John I am very pleased to introduce this Bill in both my name, and that of Senator Nick Xenophon, who cannot be here today. This Bill is being introduced in the hope of resolving a problem, a serious problem that has spread across this country for a number of years. This Bill seeks to give powers to the Clean Energy Regulator to ensure that accredited powers stations, that are wind farms, do . . . Complete article »
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