Regional saleyards at Longwarry a step closer

New saleyards at Longwarry may be a step closer after the proposed site at Bunyip North was "set aside"

A regional saleyards development at Longwarry has moved a step closer to approval while Victorian Livestock Exchange has indicated its proposed Bunyip North development has been “set aside.” Longwarry Saleyards Pty Ltd was granted Environment Protection Authority works approval on

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Two abattoirs adapt to new COVID-safe restrictions

Abattoirs will have to adhere to strict conditions amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Two West Gippsland abattoirs have joined meat processors across the state in adapting processing methods to meet stringent new COVID-safe regulations. Radford’s Meats in Warragul and Victoria Valley Meat Exports at Trafalgar are both facing an unprecedented level of restriction

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Saleyard closure continues to be felt throughout the community

Ron Jolly said seeing the saleyards close in Warragul brought a tear to his eye.

A career spanning seven decades was more than just a job to livestock agent Ron Jolly, it became his life and his passion. When the Warragul Saleyards closed in December, Mr Jolly said he shed a tear. He had already

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Longwarry residents hold public meeting regarding proposed saleyards

Longwarry residents Mike Sloan and Pam Hall with a map which was on display at a public meeting in Longwarry indicating the number of properties within 1000 metres of a proposed saleyards development.

A public meeting called to discuss proposed saleyards at Longwarry showed a divided community – those affected by living in close proximity, farmers keen to see yards built in Baw Baw Shire and local residents still undecided. The meeting was

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