South Australia goes full tilt for massive new $1.5bn wind farm

The South Australian government has blown off critics of wind power after it approved the second largest turbine generation facility in Australia in a bid to boost Adelaide’s power supply and spin the city out of a manufacturing downturn.

Tasmania to build $2 billion wind farm

By Paul Hemsley Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings has backed a move to build the largest wind farm in the southern hemisphere on King Island at a cost of $2 billion. Ms Giddings expects the project to provide “enormous benefits” to the Tasmanian economy, which has struggled due to a two speed economy, according to the […]

Victoria’s winds of change

By Lachlan Colquhoun The Baillieu Government in Victoria has introduced regulations saying it will “restore certainty and fairness to local communities” on the issue of with farm planning. On the surface, the new regulations look little different from neighbouring windfriendly South Australia. The wind industry and the renewable energy lobby claim the Victorian changes put […]


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