The community is concerned of the amenity impacts the transmission lines will have on these natural landscapes and the negative impact that will have on the State and Regionally significant landscapes and views that were identified in the South West Landscape Assessment Study (Planisphere, 2012).
The South West Landscape Assessment Study Describes the Lerderderg as…
This landscape is iconic as a wild and rugged place within the context of the broader regional landscape, in close proximity to Melbourne.
The distinctive rock formations and contrast in vegetation patterns of the gorge is iconic and scarce within the local context.
The composition of views and landscape elements within the Park are iconic in the context of the immediate location. Panoramic views of the broader landscape from Mount Blackwood are exceptional.