Unprecedented animal rights backlash arrests farm progress

Colin Bettles
By Colin Bettles
June 9 2017 - 8:00pm
A sign on the main street of Harden in NSW with an ironic message about the controversial battle over a local piggery planning application.

PORK producer Edwina Beveridge is frustrated at what she feels is escalating bullying by animal rights activists that she says has caused bureaucratic inertia that’s threatened to undermine positive economic development in her local agricultural district.

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Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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