Hawkesdale wind farm battle reaches Supreme Court

Kyra Gillespie
By Kyra Gillespie
Updated June 15 2021 - 1:32pm, first published May 15 2021 - 10:00pm
Hawkesdale residents fear the wind farm will restrain future growth unless set back at least five kilometres from the town boundary, with plans showing the nearest turbine 1.6 kilometres away.

A FIGHT between a small community and a proposed wind farm will reach the Supreme Court of Victoria this month in what residents have dubbed a "David and Goliath battle".

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Kyra Gillespie

Kyra Gillespie

Journalist

Multi-platform journalist and digital / social producer for Australian Community Media, covering all the latest news across south-west Victoria. Got a news tip? Get in touch: kyra.gillespie@austcommunitymedia.com.au | 0475 951 618