Right-to-farm still needs defending, say Melbourne's green wedge primary producers

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated March 22 2019 - 5:10am, first published March 20 2019 - 11:02am
RIGHT-TO-FARM: Glen Goulburn Poll Hereford stud's Lynn Vearing, Epping, says more needs to be done to protect the right-to-farm, on Melbourne's peri-urban boundary.

Livestock producers say red tape - and unrealistic expectations of what farming involves - are two of the biggest impediments to retaining agricultural production in Melbourne's peri-urban fringe.

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Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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