Foot and mouth disease protest in Colac calls for travel ban

Andrew Miller
By Andrew Miller
Updated July 27 2022 - 6:37am, first published July 26 2022 - 1:47am
FMD FEARS: Dairy farmers Lewis Bayne, Beeac,and Brendan McKenzie, joined Colac foot and mouth rally organiser Peter Delahunty, in expressing concern about the response to the disease outbreak in Indonesia.

Farmers hit the streets of Colac in protest on Wednesday, calling on the federal government to implement a 120-day ban on non-essential travel to and from Indonesia, to reduce the risk of a foot and mouth disease incursion in Australia.

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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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