The Battle for Mt Emerald FNQ: What’s the Price for the Sound of Your Silence?

**** Proving the adage that you can never keep a good man down, Senator John Madigan has bobbed up in Far North Queensland and walked straight into a hornet’s nest – this time over gag clauses in land contracts for properties being sold next door to a wind farm by the developer of that wind […]

Saving the Heartland – SA’s Yorke Peninsula

STT recently gave you an insight into the fight to keep Yorke Peninsula turbine free and, therefore, able to keep doing what it does best – producing food and fibre – in No Blacker day for the Greens. Here’s a follow up that appeared in The Sunday Mail May 12, 2013 by Mike Smithson. Ill […]

Did two senior wind energy executives just lie to the Australian Senate?

Parliamentary staffers in Canberra are investigating whether senior wind farm company executives have lied to two Senate inquiries. A source told STT Senate staff had received complaints about the testimony given in 2011 and 2012. Andrew Thomson of Acciona (left) and Jonathan Upson of Infigen Energy (right) both testified their companies’ turbine host contracts did […]

We’re gagging to tell you something truthful

What’s the deal with gag orders? I don’t get it. It’s an order to throw up, is that it? Here’s your contract to host some wind turbines on your land. Now look at clause 64E. The gag clause. You gotta vomit once a week, or once a day. You know what? I haven’t vomited in […]