Pacific Hydro’s Cape Bridgewater Wind Farm Nightmare Unfolds as Senate Inquiry Hits Portland

*** The Australian Senate Inquiry into the great wind power fraud kicked off last Monday, 30 March. And, fitting it was, that this band of merry men – Queensland National Senator, Matthew Canavan, WA Liberal, Chris Back, independents Nick Xenophon and John Madigan, Liberal Democrat, David Leyonhjelm, Family First Senator, Bob Day (and one, not-so-happy, […]

Australian Wind Industry in a Tailspin as Senate Sets Up Inquiry Into the Great Wind Power Fraud & Cross-Benchers Lay Out Plans for the LRET

**** STT recently covered a motion proposed by cross-bench Senators Leyonhjelm, Madigan, Day, Xenophon; with the support of the Coalition, through their Deputy Government Whip in the Senate, STT Champion, WA Senator, Chris Back to establish a wide-ranging inquiry into the wind industry in Australia (see our post here). It gives us much pleasure to […]

Australian Senate to Turn Up the Blowtorch on the Great Wind Power Fraud

**** The Senate is about to launch into a full-blown attack on the wind industry and the fictions which have sustained it. Until now. We’ll open the batting with some moaning from the greentard’s favourite megaphone, The Guardian. Crossbench senators back another inquiry into wind power The Guardian Lenore Taylor 18 November 2014 Examination into […]

Labor Out to Kill Australia’s Manufacturers & Mineral Processors

Back in December last year we looked at how South Australia went from economic zero to economic hero during the 1950s and 1960s – with the help of a pragmatic Adelaide Hills farmer, Sir Tom Playford (see our post here). Tom created a manufacturing and industrial investment paradise – principally by making cheap and reliable […]

Senator Chris Back: Wind Industry must prove its CO2 abatement claims

**** In our last post we tipped a bucket on the central, endlessly repeated lie trotted out by the wind industry and its parasites, that Australia’s great wind rush has resulted in substantial reductions of CO2 emissions in the electricity sector. In Australia, the central object of the Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 is for […]

Senator Chris Back: Time to Kill the Mandatory RET

**** WA Liberal Senator, Chris Back launched a stinging attack on the wind industry during a speech in the Federal Senate, yesterday. Responding to a cacophony of wind industry rent seeker bleating, Chris has smashed headlong into three of the wind industry’s greatest myths. The first is that any alteration to the mandatory Renewable Energy […]

Melissa Ware: a heartfelt “thank you” to Chris Back, Alan Jones & Graham Richardson

**** A few posts back we covered the fantastic Chris Back interview on Sky News with Alan Jones and Graham Richardson – where the Senator from Western Australia gave the wind industry and it’s parasites a terrific serve (see our post here). One of Pac Hydro’s long-suffering neighbours at Cape Bridgewater – Melissa Ware – […]

Max Rheese: the time for Health Research on fan impacts is NOW

Australia: National Health & Medical Research Council says more studies on wind turbine noise is needed Max Rheese 2 April 2014 The National Health & Medical Research Council has finally published its long awaited Draft Information Paper: Evidence on Wind Farms and Human Health on which the CEO, Professor Warwick Anderson is seeking public comment. […]

After a party that was bigger than the end of WWII – STT says: “hats off, Tony”

The “unelectable” Tony Abbott has just been elected – picking up some 18 seats – to end up with a thumping 32 seat majority in the House of Representatives. When we say “thumping” we’re not just talking about the almighty hangovers suffered by the STT crew this morning. Among the 90 seats that the Coalition […]

South Australians Vote 1 for Nick Xenophon; Victorians Vote 1 for John Madigan

Australians are earnestly counting the number of sleeps until they bid adieu to the worst and most incompetent Federal Government since Federation. STT tips that the Coalition will cruise home and enjoy a comfortable majority of some 20 seats in the Lower House. The Coalition are sharpening their knives ready for an all out assault […]