VLE sought advice from 'prominent Melbourne lawyer' before it opted to close Pakenham

Bryce Eishold
Updated November 30 2023 - 8:22am, first published 7:00am
The Victorian Livestock Exchange was opened at Pakenham in 1999 and was famously the first saleyard in Victoria to be built undercover with a soft floor. Picture by Bryce Eishold
The Victorian Livestock Exchange was opened at Pakenham in 1999 and was famously the first saleyard in Victoria to be built undercover with a soft floor. Picture by Bryce Eishold

A prominent Melbourne property lawyer advised the owners of one of Victoria's largest saleyards they were fighting a losing battle with the state government if they investigated ways around reducing their land tax.

Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Senior Journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.

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