Stop AusNet’s Towers Newsletter – June 2022

Stop AusNet’s Towers Winter Rally – Ballarat

July 15th – Stop AusNet’s Towers Winter Rally – 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.

Communities along a 190km proposed high-voltage transmission are taking their fight to Ballarat and delivering a simple message: Stop AusNet’s Towers – save our communities, our farms, our jobs and the environment.

Stop AusNet Tower’s is rallying again against this ill-conceived project and wants to ensure the people of Ballarat and the surrounding areas are aware of the significant negative impacts of this project on their community.

Bring your vehicles of any description for the Vehicle Convoy

Tractors, ute’s, semi-loaders, cars, bicycles to form our convoy around Ballarat ending at Lydiard Street for speeches. The vehicle convoy will begin at Ballarat Airport and make its way to Lydiard Street which will be blocked off between Sturt and Mair Streets for our convoy to park.

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

WHAT: Stop AusNet’s Towers Ballarat Winter Rally

WHEN: Friday 15th July

8:30am – 10:30am Vehicles can access Ballarat Airport parking
10.30am: Vehicle Convoy departs Ballarat Airport
12.30pm: If your coming on foot arrive at Lydiard Street.
1:00 pm: Formal speaking at Lydiard Street commences.

WHERE: Ballarat Streets for Vehicle Convoy ending at Lydiard Street, Ballarat

IMPORTANT – If You plan on bringing a vehicle please contact Cate Lancashire as she needs to log all vehicles participating in the convoy.

Reach out to Cate vie her e-mail: cate_lancashire@hotmail.com

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Thanks to Kingston District Power Alliance

Thanks to Kingston and District Power Alliance

The Moorabool and Central Highlands Power Alliance would like to acknowledge the generous donation from the Kingston and District Power Alliance (KDPA) and the community for their recent contributions toward our united fight.

KDPA planned and hosted a major fundraising Gala event, held at Quirindi Stables, Newlyn to raise funds to support the communities fight against the proposed Western Victorian Transmission Project.

The Gala event and auction was an excellent night and a wonderful fundraiser. Thank you to those who contributed to donations, planning and co-ordinating, and the many hours behind the scenes making the event a reality and tremendous success.

We are confident our collective fight against this project (in its current form) is having a meaningful positive impact that will deliver a superior result to the communities and to Victoria. On behalf of the many thousands of community members we sincerely appreciate the support from the KDPA.

As a united community we can change this ill-conceived and devastating project.

Springbank and Newlyn - June 25th

Springbank and Newlyn – June 25th

On Saturday June 25, 2022 – Springbank FNC hosted Newlyn FNC at the Wallace Reserve, Wallace.

Gate proceeds along with all money raised at the evenings Hoedown and Auction event have been donated to the Stop AusNet’s Towers fight.

At Wallace reserve over 1,000 people joined the fight against the proposed WVTNP. The Football and Netball Teams of both clubs were joined by supporters of the campaign on the field around the “Stop AusNet’s Towers” field art.

Thanks to all from Springbank and Newlyn for all their hard work in delivering two great events and to the community for it’s overwhelming support of the campaign.

As we have done for the past two years the community came together in solidarity and demanded this ill-conceived and dangerous project is stopped.

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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ABOUT US

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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