WA repeals GM bill

Gregor Heard
Updated October 24 2016 - 12:29pm, first published October 23 2016 - 3:00pm
Duncan Young, president of the grains section of WAFarmers says the repeal of the GM Free Areas Bill in Western Australia is a win for the farming community.
Duncan Young, president of the grains section of WAFarmers says the repeal of the GM Free Areas Bill in Western Australia is a win for the farming community.

WA repeals GM bill

Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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