Walcha's 660 wind turbine developments divide a once-strong community

Simon Chamberlain
Updated December 13 2023 - 9:54am, first published December 8 2023 - 9:15am
An estimated 150 people attended a meeting in Walcha, where the Department of Planning released their draft plan for renewables. Picture supplied by Voice for Walcha
An estimated 150 people attended a meeting in Walcha, where the Department of Planning released their draft plan for renewables. Picture supplied by Voice for Walcha

The ongoing push to establish wind turbine projects in the southern New England continues to divide the community.

Simon Chamberlain

I have comprehensive experience in rural and regional journalism, as well as more than six years as a media officer for several politicians and worked in local government. I rejoined The Land in May 2022 and have loved being back in harness, reporting on a massive range of topics.

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