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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VLE defends Warragul Saleyards imminent closure

Farmers from around the region said they will be impacted by the closure.

Issues with the sale of chopper cows, dairy cows and calves was the focus of a meeting called to discuss the imminent closure of the Warragul Saleyards. Nearly 300 people packed into the Darnum Hall on Thursday night for the

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Calendar breaks stigma

Joe Meggetto at his Warragul South dairy farm after speaking out about his struggles with mental health and how he sought help. Photograph: Ruth Burleigh

For Sallie Jones, a calendar telling the mental health stories of farmers was part of her own healing journey following the suicide of her dairy farming father two years ago. A calendar featuring the mental health stories of 12 Gippsland

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