Pocket knife fine sparks alarm

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated September 21 2021 - 7:26am, first published 12:00am
Many rural Australians habitually wear a small pocket knife or multi-tool on their belt to do odd jobs around their property, not intended for self defence, which is prohibited by law.

Rural Australians have reacted with alarm over a fine dished out to a Queensland man for carrying a pocket knife.

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Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.

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