Melbourne's Green Wedges review paper consultation closes soon

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated January 26 2021 - 10:19pm, first published January 21 2021 - 3:07am
PENINSULA PRODUCER: Richard Hawkes, Hawkes Farm, grows potatoes, spring onions, carrots, sweet corn, radish, parsley and strawberries on 52 hectares at Boneo on the Mornington Peninsula.

Planners looking at Melbourne's Green Wedges and peri-urban agricultural land may need to rethink their definition of farming, according to one prominent academic.

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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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