Moorabool Wind Farm is committed to the Moorabool Shire community and to strengthening relationships with the local community.
Each year, financial support will be provided for projects that will provide lasting benefits to the local community.
The aim of the fund is to:
- Give back to the Community in which Moorabool Wind Farm will be a long term neighbour
- Promote positive and long term results for the local community
- Promote sustainability
- Strengthen community connections
- Encourage social well being
The Guidelines for the Fund are available here.
Moorabool wind farm Community Fund Round Two
Moorabool wind farm Community Fund Round Two applications have now closed.
Moorabool wind farm is pleased to announce the eight successful local initiatives in the latest round of the community fund:
- Fire Brigade Fire Fighting Equipment for the Mount Egerton Fire Brigade, Mount Egerton
- Community Hub Kitchen Facility Upgrade at the Ballan Recreation Reserve, Ballan
- Ballan Station Native Grassland Project for the Ballan Stationeers, Ballan
- Two new trap houses for the Ballark and District Gun Club, Morrisons
- Energy efficiency upgrade at Gordon Public Park Hall at the Gordon Public Park Reserve, Gordon
- Nursery renovation to assist in regeneration for the Moorabool Landcare Network, Glenmore
- Community social lunches for the Meredith Community Centre, Meredith
- Pedestrian Bridges for the Ballan Golf Club, Ballan
Moorabool wind farm would like to thank the local volunteer fund assessment panel for their help in this round of community fund submission assessments.
To date, Moorabool Wind Farm has invested more than $450,000 in the local community through its community funding, local sponsorships, and community partnerships.
More details can be found here.
Round Three will be announced in 2022.
Moorabool Wind Farm has provided $200,000 of sponsorship to local community groups between 2017 and 2019.
One of the key aims for the project is to be considered as an integrated and valued component of the social and economic fabric of the community. The most recent successful groups are:
- Ballan Autumn Festival
- Ballan Football Netball Club
- Ballan Jockey Club
- Ballan vintage rally
- Ballan and District Men’s Program
- Gordon Community Fair
- Gordon Primary School
- Ballan Landcare Catchment Group
- Ballan Shire Historical Society
- Ballan RSL
- Mt Wallace Hall & Reserve
- Ballan Scouts
- Myrniong Music Festival
- Ballan Brumbies
- Ballan District Community Health
- Ballan Pony Club
- Ballan Preschool
- Ballan Primary School
- Ballan Stationeers
- Ballan Cemetery Trust
- Elaine Mechanics Hall
- Ballan Golf Club
- Ballan Cricket club
- Ballan Chamber of commerce
- St Brigid’s Primary School
- Ballan Bowling Club
- Mt Egerton Mechanics institute
- Gordon Tennis Club
- CFA Mt Egerton
- Farming Moorabool