Community Benefits

Community Ownership

In an innovative benefits sharing model, WalchaWind Pty Ltd — a private company owned by a group of local landowners — holds 5% of the project. WalchaWind has committed to sharing the benefits it receives with project neighbours and the broader Walcha community, providing durable financial and social benefits.

The Benefits

The project will deliver significant benefits to the New England region and local communities, including

Significant investment in the New England region

Opportunities for local contractors and businesses

Up to 400 new jobs expected to be created during construction

Around 15 long-term service and maintenance jobs created during project operation

Development of new skilled labour in the region within the growing renewable energy industry

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