Should taxpayers be funding anti-wind farm legal action?

An email from the CEO of anti-wind farm lobby group the Waubra Foundation highlights a possible abuse of its charity status and begs the question: why are taxpayers contributing to court cases against wind farms?

Climate Spectator has been provided with an e-mail sent by Sarah Laurie, CEO of the anti-wind farm lobby group the Waubra Foundation, which indicates the Foundation has been using tax-deductible donations to support a court case against AGL’s Hallett wind farms in South Australia. According to Australian Taxation Office guidance, this appears to directly contradict the Waubra Foundation’s privileged status as a charity for which donations are tax deductible.

In the interests of full disclosure, the e-mail is reprinted in full at the bottom of this article. It opens by thanking recipients for already donating money to support a court case by Bill Quinn.



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