Deer industry to pay just $265 towards bio levy as farmers do it 'very hard'

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Updated May 2 2024 - 7:00am, first published 6:45am
The deer farming industry is overwhelmingly composed of mainly mixed farmers chasing a side hustle. Picture supplied.
The deer farming industry is overwhelmingly composed of mainly mixed farmers chasing a side hustle. Picture supplied.

The nation's niche deer farming for meat industry will be asked to contribute just 0.0005 per cent towards the government's new $51.8 million Biosecurity Protection Levy - or $265 per annum.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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