Emeritus Professor Colin Hansen – Excessive Noise Bill 2012
Professor Colin Hansen’s submission to the
Australian Federal Senate Excessive Noise Bill 2012
Renewable Energy (Electricty) Amendment (Excessive Noise from Windfarms) Bill 2012
“I am the Chief Investigator on an Australian Research Council funded research project on the Impact of noise from wind farms on rural communities. We have done some preliminary measurements and I am very familiar with work done by many researchers around the globe. My comments are based on this experience as well as what I have learnt during my 30+ years researching, consulting and teaching in acoustics and noise control.”
Note that for copyright reasons we cannot provide a direct link to Acoustician Richard James’ paper, being Attachment 1 in the Submission, however it can be accessed by going to the Inquiry Website http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate_Committees?url=ec_ctte/renewable_energy_2012/submissions.htm Scroll down to Submission No. 26.