No link found between wind farm noise and ill health
A SENATE committee has been unable to establish a direct link between ill health and the noise generated by wind farms.
While the report acknowledged the possible negative impacts of wind farms, it did not find a causal link between the noise produced by a wind farm and the ill health of surrounding residents.
Greens senator and chair of the Community Affairs Reference Committee Rachel Siewert said evidence to the committee showed that ill health could be related to stress caused by wind farms in a nearby area or their construction but not by operational noise.
"There is simply not enough research to