Longwarry saleyards facility amend effluent treatment system

Following concerns raised by community members, the site have amended the effluent treatment system.

Developers of a $13 million saleyards facility at Longwarry have amended the site’s effluent treatment system in response to concerns raised by community members. Perimeter walls and landscaping also have been modified to create a more rural aspect surrounding the

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Controversial Longwarry saleyards deferred

The controversial Longwarry saleyards application has been deferred for now.

The controversial Longwarry saleyards planning application has been deferred. Baw Baw Shire planners last week presented a report to councillors, recommending refusal of the $13 million development in Thornell Rd. But, council deferred its decision, instead opting to wait until

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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 saleyards development recommended for refusal

A new saleyards development at Longwarry will be recommended for refusal when presented to Baw Baw Councillors next week.

A $13 million saleyards development at Longwarry will be recommended for refusal when it is presented to Baw Baw Shire councillors next week. But, developers have asked council to defer consideration of the application, saying they want an opportunity to

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EPA calls for input into saleyards plans at Longwarry

The controversial Longwarry saleyards application has been deferred for now.

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

A new saleyards development at Longwarry will be recommended for refusal when presented to Baw Baw Councillors next week.

“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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