Events and Journal

  • Half-yearly report

    Half-yearly report

    The mood surrounding the renewables sector has certainly lifted and our wind farm has ridden through a challenging two-year cycle of political and market pressures. As we signalled in our Annual Report last year, our focus has been on containing costs and paying down debt. We are pleased to report that over the first six months of this financial year…

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  • Sustainability Victoria turns 10

    Sustainability Victoria turns 10

    Sustainability Victoria celebrated its 10th birthday in October. To mark the milestone, they profiled Hepburn Wind as one of their key achievements over the years. Sustainability Victoria was established in 2005 and was instrumental in helping Hepburn Wind through a $975,000 grant in 2006 from the Renewable Energy Support Fund. Check out the short film to see us and other organisations…

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  • Welcome Ross Ulman

    Welcome Ross Ulman

    Our new director Ross Ulman gave a fantastic introduction to our members at our AGM with his three granddaughters beside him. We are looking forward to the wisdom that he will bring to our board. Ross is a consultant physician who has a PhD in health services. He has been an academic in the University of Melbourne’s Department of Medicine,…

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  • Annual General Meeting 2015

    Annual General Meeting 2015

    On Saturday 7 November we held our AGM at the Daylesford Town Hall with over 100 members present. Members were inspired to hear the keynote address by the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio which revealed State Government actions to support community energy. We were privileged to have the launch of the Guide for Community-Owned Renewable Energy for Victorians by the Minister, who…

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  • FY2015 Annual Report

    FY2015 Annual Report

    We encourage all members to read the Annual Report to understand the context of the past year of operations. This financial year we continued to focus on riding out the impacts of the least favourable energy policy environment since our project was conceived. Similarly to last year, the board’s priority was to pay down debt and reduce operating expenses, whilst ensuring that…

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  • Morning tea at the turbines

    Morning tea at the turbines

    We had a great morning tea and visit to Gale and Gusto with the Daylesford Child Care Centre kids this morning! They were quite awestruck by Ghostpatrol‘s murals.

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  • AGM 7 November 2015

    AGM 7 November 2015

    For members: our next Annual General Meeting, will be held on Saturday 7 November at the Daylesford Town Hall. To assist with catering, please RSVP at www.hepburnwind7nov.eventbrite.com  by 5pm Monday 2 November. Four directorships will become vacant at the next AGM. Our keynote speaker will be Minister for Energy, Industry and Resources Lily D’Ambrosio

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  • Painting Hepburn Wind

    Painting Hepburn Wind

    We are proud to launch the short film of the Painting of Gusto by filmmaker Andy Hatton. After their widely acclaimed 2013 mural on the first turbine ‘Gale’​, Ghostpatrol, Bonsai and friends​ returned to paint ​’Gusto’​ late last year . The project was crowd-funded by 82 supporters and received a huge amount of in-kind support from the artists and dozens of local…

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