Fuel thefts on farm increase, as farmers advised to report crime

Philippe Perez
By Philippe Perez
Updated March 23 2022 - 1:22am, first published March 22 2022 - 12:45am
BE WARY: Sheep farmer Daniel Buckingham is calling on farmers to be more aware of thefts of diesel on property, given recent rises in fuel prices.

The latest figures from the Crime Statistics Agency showing a 12.6 per cent rise in livestock theft the year to December 2021 has prompted Crime Stoppers Victoria to launch a campaign urging farmers to improve security on their properties.

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