Victim: Berni Janssen

STT would like you to meet Berni Janssen who lives at the end of a valley that funnels the impact of 30 wind turbines from Waubra Wind Farm towards her home. There is audible noise from the turbines in certain weather conditions, but it is how she feels when the turbines are operating that has […]

Victims: Andrew and Maggie Reid

STT would like to introduce you to Andrew and Maggie Reid, who have a farm near Waubra which is surrounded by wind turbines. They are impacted by the noise (headaches, head pressure) but the focus of this story is how it has impacted their community life.  Andrew is a 5th generation farmer in the area […]

Victims: Noel and Janine Dean

STT would like to introduce to Noel Dean and his wife Janine. Noel and his family farmed prime agricultural land, with significant irrigation infrastructure, located near the turbines of the Waubra wind farm in Victoria. He can’t live with the pain of the noise emitted from the turbines and has moved away, at great expense, […]

Victims: Carl and Sam Stepnell

STT would like you to meet Carl and Samantha Stepnell, who have long since left their home, which was 900m from the turbines at the Waubra Wind Farm. They have moved a 30 minute drive away for the sake of their health and sanity. Samantha was severely affected, as soon as the turbines started – […]

Victims: Robyn and Glen Brew

STT would like to introduce you to Robyn and Glen Brew who run an organic farm at Evansford near the Waubra Wind Farm in Victoria. Depending where they are on their property, they can see 10-20 turbines. In this first video interview (5.35) they have generously shared their personal stories of how the turbines have […]

A Thorne in the paw of big wind

Dr Bob Thorne is a psychoacoustician, which means he has expertise not just in measuring “noise numbers”, but also in  assessing noise impact on humans. His career has included working in environmental health within the Queensland government as well as working as an acoustician.  He was awarded his doctorate in the field of noise. Dr […]

Chapman may still consider himself a scientist, but he certainly looks like an advocate to me

The following post first appeared on windfarmrealities.org by Wayne Gulden. Simon Chapman, a public-health professor in Australia, has long maintained that the health and annoyance issues from wind turbines that people complain about are the result of nocebo.  Recently he published a study that purports to conclusively demonstrate that those health complaints are not caused […]