EPA calls for input into saleyards plans at Longwarry

The EPA is calling for community members to have their say on the proposed saleyards at Longwarry.

The Environment Protection Authority is encouraging community members to have their say on a proposed saleyards development in Longwarry. Longwarry Saleyards Pty Ltd has lodged a planning application with Baw Baw Shire for a $13 million saleyards development in Thornell

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Last pens of cattle sold at Warragul Saleyards

Farmers watch on as the final pens of cattle are sold at the Warragul Saleyards before it's closure.

“It’s a sad day” echoed repetitively across the Warragul Saleyards on Wednesday as the last pens of adult cattle were sold. For some of the saleyards “characters” it was the end of more than 70 years going to the yards,

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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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