Farming zone fears on the fringe of Melbourne

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated February 16 2022 - 1:15am, first published February 15 2022 - 2:00am
ZONING FEARS: Daniel McKenna, Pastoria East, runs dual-purpose Merinos on 400 hectares and says the shire s proposing reclassifying a large part of his property from farming to a rural conservation zone.

Farmers in Macedon Ranges shire say they fear being be forced to apply for planning permits if the local council goes ahead with a push to reclassify agricultural land to a rural conservation zoning.

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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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