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North-west Tasmanian saleyards call heightened by FMD threat say backers

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated August 4 2022 - 10:02pm, first published August 1 2022 - 8:00pm
SALEYARDS BACKING: Former Tasmania Police western region commander Lauchland Avery said he had been heavily involved in emergency management, having sat on the state planning committee for the emergency response to outbreaks of animal diseases.

Proponents of a planned north-west Tasmanian agricultural hub and livestock saleyards say they're disappointed at what seems to be a lack of state government interest in the proposal.

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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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