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Protesting farmers give govt one month for u-turn

Rebecca Howard
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

Dogs attend the 'howl of a protest' (Image: BusinessDesk)
Rebecca Howard
Fri, 16 Jul 2021
Farmers, tradies and supporters turned out in droves to lobby against reform in the farming sector and have given the government a month to respond.Photos posted on social media showed traffic backed up in several centres with utes and tractors sporting signs with slogans such as “taxcinda is uteless”.A raft of dogs also attended the protests having been encouraged by organisers, who dubbed the event a “howl of a protest”.The protests were organised by farmer action group Groundswell. It's calling on the government t...

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