Government ‘serious’ about hard-line stance at Yamba

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone (at Yamba last year) says the former Labor state government had a lax approach to biosecurity, and that the current Liberal State Government remains committed to its zero-tolerance policy at Yamba, despite a weekend report that said nearly 500 people escaped on-the-spot fines at the site earlier this year.

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Hugh Schuitemaker


Hugh Schuitemaker graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2014 and spent the last few years in soccer and music reporting before joining the Murray Pioneer at the end of 2018. Hugh grew up in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs and has a keen interest for football, cooking and exploring the Riverland region.

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