Weeds in fodder could land an $87,235 fine, sharing game meat still okay

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
June 19 2022 - 9:00pm
CONFUSION: New legislation that updated 11 different agricultural laws was passed with the support of the opposition.

The Victorian government, with National Party backing, has quadrupled noxious weed penalties to more than $87,000 while simultaneously triggering mass confusion leaving hunters fearful of being fined for sharing game meat.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.

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