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Wind energy = Jobs & Investment in Southwest Victoria

May 1, 2013 by


Yesterday, Yes 2 Renewables joined a powerful alliance of groups to send Premier Denis Napthine a message on wind energy. Groups representing wind workers and community members hand delivered a joint statement to the Premier’s electorate office in Warrnambool. The joint statement called for Dr Napthine to rewrite anti-wind farm planning laws and unlock jobs in southwest […]

Wind farms pump $67m into southwest Victoria

December 4, 2012 by


Southwest Victoria’s regional economy has boomed from the construction of the Macarthur and Oaklands wind farms. To date, the projects have pumped $67 million into the local economy, employed around 900 people during construction, and will provide 52 ongoing jobs. The report’s findings are consistent with the Baillieu government’s own figures which found that, in 2009 alone, the […]

NewEn to appeal decision not to extend planning permit

November 25, 2011 by


25 November 2011 NewEn Press Release You may be aware that our application for a four-month extension to our planning permit for the Salt Creek Wind Farm (near Woorndoo) was rejected in a 4/3 vote by the Councillors of the Moyne Shire Council at Tuesday’s meeting. Obviously we are very disappointed by the decision – […]

‘Vital vote on Woorndoo wind farm’

November 21, 2011 by


The following comes from the Warrnambool Standard, Journalist is Matt Neal, 21 Nov, 2011. Planning minister Matthew Guy has recently approved an extension of permits for two other projects in the Moyne Shire. It will be interesting to see how he responds to this one. Vital vote on Woorndoo wind farm A PROPOSED wind farm […]


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