Sleep Physician Dr. Wayne J. Spring Calls for Noise Assessment

Dr. Wayne J. Spring’s submission - Australian Federal Senate Excessive Noise Bill Inquiry

As a Sleep Physician, working in Ballarat in Western Victoria, I have already been seeing patients from Waubra, Leonard’s Hill, Glenthompson and Cape Bridgewater who have disturbed sleep which has coincided with the commencement of operation of nearby wind farms.

 I do not believe that we yet know the full extent of the consequences to these people of their exposure to wind farms or even the cause of the untoward effects which may not just be from “noise”

Nonetheless, assessment of noise is a start in the monitoring of what is going on.”

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