Posted by: rivettingkatetaylor | October 12, 2010

Some more foreign than others (via Homepaddock)

Why does an increasingly more urbanised population care so much about farmland? Most will never own it nor want to; some may visit a farm but many will never get any closer to one than a trip down State Highway 1 at 100 kph, or faster. In spite of that they're very keen to have a say in who the owners can sell it to – or rather not sell it to. At the moment any sale of five hectares or more of farmland must go before the Overseas Investment Commi … Read More

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