Stop AusNet’s Towers Newsletter – June 2022

Hoedown Fundraiser
Springbank verses Newlyn

Coming up on This SATURDAY June 25th, 2022 – Two great events to Support the Stop AusNet’s Towers Campaign

1:00pm – Round 10 of the Central Highlands Football League – Springbank verses Newlyn

Come along to the Footy and Support the Stop AusNet’s Towers campaign

Date: Saturday, June 25th 2022
Time: 1:30pm For Photo Opportunity ON Field
Location: Wallace Oval

The field will be painted with a huge STOP AusNet’s Towers Logo.

Bring your banners and stand with the football and netball teams against this horrendous and dangerous project.

7:00pm –  Stop AusNet’s Towers Hoedown Fundraiser and Auction

Stop Ausnets Towers Hoedown fundraiser and auction Presented by springbank and newlyn football and netball clubs


Date:              Saturday, June 25th 2022
Time:              7pm – midnight
Location:       Donegan’s Farm (Butter Factory Rd, Gordon)
Dress:            To impress (semi-formal)

Tickets $40pp (includes two free drinks, finger food, and live entertainment).
All proceeds go towards the legal battle to fight the towers and terminal station.

STOP AUSNET TOWERS HOEDOWN FUNDRAISER Tickets, Donegan’s Farm, Gordon | TryBooking Australia

Auction Items Include:

  • John Deere Z Track Zero Turn Mower
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Torquay Wyndham
  • Joy Flight from Ballarat Airport for 3 people
  • 2-tonne Atlantic Seed Potatoes
  • Water Pump
  • Side of Pork
  • Three boxes of Wagyu Burgers
  • Blundstone Boots

If you have an item, you would like to donate to the Auction please reach out to Jacob White – 0448 810 880


Stop AusNet’s Towers Winter Rally – Convoy to Ballarat

We are taking our fight to the Streets of Ballarat.

The “Stop AusNet’s Towers Winter Rally” will converge on Ballarat on Friday July 15th at noon.

We are coordinating three vehicle convoys that will including tractors, buses, trucks, cars and horses and descend upon Ballarat from the East, West and North with the message to “Underground It”.

Start making your banners and thinking about how you will dress up your vehicles.

More information to follow.

Remain Vocal in your Opposition

Remain Vocal in your Opposition to this Project

It’s important to continue to voice your concerns

Reach out and submit your complaints and/or voice your concerns

#1 – COMPLAINTS (about the project and/or AusNet)

Contact the Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner – Andrew Dyer


Put a complaint into the Victoria Energy and Water Ombudsman via their website Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria –

 #2 – PROJECT IMPACTS (explain how this project will impact you, your family, your business and your land)

 LETTER WRITING – Keep up the pressure write to your local members and State Government

The Hon. Daniel Andrews

The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change

The Hon. Maryanne Thomas
Minister for Regional Development, Agriculture & Resources

The Hon. Richard Wynne
Minister for Planning and Housing

Ms Michaela Settle
Sitting member of Buninyong Electorate

Ms Louise Staley
Member for Ripon

Mr Steve McGhie
Member for Melton, Integrity and Oversight

Ms Natalie Hutchins
Member for Sydenham

Mrs. Bev McArthur
Scrutiny of Acts & Regulations, Economy & Infrastructure

Membership, Fundraising and Volunteers

Membership, Fundraising and Volunteers

We have developed a comprehensive legal fight backed by significant public funding to date however to progress this challenge and force this project back to the drawing board we need to raise a further funds.

We all face significant financial loss if these towers and the terminal station are built.

Dig deep and tell your friends and neighbours. Every donation helps.

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Stop AusNet’s Towers is demanding better consultation and a genuine process to consider alternatives.

The Moorabool Central Highlands Power Alliance comprises landowners, residents and community group concerned about the impacts of this project on our lives, land, environment, community and future generations

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