Tasmanian Senator says Canberra has the power to act on Van Dairy

Caitlin Jarvis
Andrew Miller
April 14 2021 - 5:30pm
TAKE ACTION: Tasmanian Greens Senator Peter Whish- Wilson says the federal Treasurer and the Prime Minister have the ability to change the conditions of the Foreign Investment Review Board's approval of the sale of VDL.
TAKE ACTION: Tasmanian Greens Senator Peter Whish- Wilson says the federal Treasurer and the Prime Minister have the ability to change the conditions of the Foreign Investment Review Board's approval of the sale of VDL.

Tasmanian Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson says the federal government can compel Van Dairy to comply with agreements set out under the dairy business' sale conditions after concerns were raised over effluent management and animal welfare.

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Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at caitlin.jarvis@examiner.com.au

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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