Rising port costs being passed back to the farmer

Andrew Miller
Updated June 3 2021 - 7:08am, first published 7:03am
STEVEDORING COSTS: There's growing alarm among exporters, processors and farmers about the rising cost of loading containers onto ships at the Port of Melbourne.
STEVEDORING COSTS: There's growing alarm among exporters, processors and farmers about the rising cost of loading containers onto ships at the Port of Melbourne.

Peak exporting bodies say Victorian farmers are bearing the brunt of continued, sharp increases in charges, levied by Port of Melbourne stevedores.

Andrew Miller

Andrew Miller

Journalist

I'm a general reporter with Stock & Land, with a special interest in irrigation issues. I completed my cadetship, with the Age, in 1980. Over my career, I've worked for ABC radio news (Mt Isa, Qld) and at provincial and suburban newspapers.

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