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Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Wind Farm Opening Pushed Back

Coopers Gap Wind Farm’s completion date has been extended by almost a year due to problems getting turbine components from the Port of Brisbane to the construction site.

Joint Push To Fix Phone Services

Joint Push To Fix Phone Services

The Kingaroy Chamber of Commerce and Industry has joined forces with the Jandowae Chamber of Commerce to press for better telecommunications between Kingaroy and Dalby

Council Welcomes Wind Farm

Council Welcomes Wind Farm

South Burnett Regional Council has welcomed Thursday’s announcement that funding arrangements for the construction of the Coopers Gap Wind farm have been secured.

Work To Start Soon On Wind Farm

Work To Start Soon On Wind Farm

After years of speculation, community consultations and funding uncertainty, the $850 million Coopers Gap wind farm has received its final green light.

Big Milestone For Coopers Gap

Big Milestone For Coopers Gap

The $500 million Coopers Gap Wind Farm looks set to become a reality after the approval on Thursday of its Environmental Impact Statement.

Wind Farm Burden Lifted From Councils

Wind Farm Burden Lifted From Councils

A new planning code for wind farms could speed up approvals for AGL’s proposed venture at Coopers Gap

Anti-Wind Farm Voices Speak Out

Anti-Wind Farm Voices Speak Out

Since our recent reports, southburnett.com.au has been overwhelmed by comments from the anti-wind farm lobby about the proposed development at Coopers Gap.

Guidelines Being Drafted For Wind Farm

Guidelines Being Drafted For Wind Farm

The controversial AGL wind farm at Coopers Gap is apparently one step closer to becoming a reality, and for a group of Cooranga North and Boyneside landholders, it can’t come quickly enough.

Wind Farm Supporters Deny Division

“Cooper Gap Wind Power Supporters” – a group formed to lobby in favour of AGL’s proposed wind farm at Coopers Gap – has taken exception to claims that the wind farm project has divided the local community.

MP ‘Deceived By Anti-Wind Lobby’

MP ‘Deceived By Anti-Wind Lobby’

Greens candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson has hit back at claims made this week by local MP Bruce Scott, saying the only thing that is fraudulent in relation to wind farms were the “claims made by the anti-wind lobby”.

Coopers Gap Wind Farm Meeting

Coopers Gap Wind Farm Meeting

A community consultation meeting for AGL’s Coopers Gap Wind Farm proposal will be held at the Kingaroy Town Common Hall in Oliver Bond Street from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Thursday (January 17).

Pro-Wind Farm Group Meets In Dalby

Pro-Wind Farm Group Meets In Dalby

A meeting was held at the Western Downs Regional Council offices today to discuss the proposed AGL wind farm project at Coopers Gap.

Xenophon Offers To Talk To Residents

Xenophon Offers To Talk To Residents

Independent Senator Nick Xenophon has offered to speak to South Burnett residents concerned about the proposed construction of a wind farm at Coopers Gap, between Dalby and Kingaroy.

Council Wants 2km Buffer
Zone Around Wind Farms

Council Wants 2km Buffer<br> Zone Around Wind Farms

The South Burnett Regional Council will continue to apply pressure to the State Government to update State Planning Policy on wind farms.