The Liberals and Nationals are proud to put forward to the Victorian people what is without doubt the most comprehensive policy agenda ever taken to a Victorian election. This policy scraps the Western Renewablkes Link in its current form and sends it back to the drawing board where it belongs.
Tensions are erupting across Victoria’s volcanic plains as a battle to protect state significant landscape and regional communities from AEMO and AusNet Services proposed 500kV overhead transmission network heats up.
If we are going to do renewable energy, we need to do it right the first time. And we need to protect our food industries, cultural heritage and environment and do our part to reduce the disastrous impacts of catastrophic weather events.
Under the unconvincing title of ‘renewable energy’ the government tries to push through a corridor of transmission towers and in the process leave country Victorians ‘hung out to dry’. "The Ironwork Grid is a thing of the Past and Has No Value in Our Future" is a heartfelt message by Janie Garner.
AusNet Services state that only 245 landholders will now be impacted by the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project (WVTNP). The reality is that the WVTNP will impact thousands of Victorians if this project proceeds in its current form.
The Western Victoria Transmission Network Project (WVTNP) today released the Landholder Guide: Land access, easements and compensation. "I've added a few thoughts of my own for consideration. Have a read then download the guide".
The Western Victoria Transmission Network Project hosted a series of community webinars throughout September where environmental and technical specialists presented their findings. You can find recording of these webinars here.
Decline of Victoria’s biodiversity is set to accelerate as native habitats are fragmented by the recently announced proposed final corridor of the Western Victoria Transmission Network Project (WVTNP).