Landholders west of Bethungra want MPs to stop destruction of trees on a property owned by Macquarie banking group.

Updated April 9 2019 - 3:45pm, first published 12:55pm
Ashley Hermes
Ashley Hermes

Trees on a corporate-owned property west of Bethungra are being knocked down and burned with such ferocity that you could "see the smoke from space", according to a spokesman for local farmers concerned at the destruction.

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Tom Gosling

Journalist, Cootamundra Herald

I've had a long career in journalism and corporate communications, starting with country newspapers, radio and TV in northern NSW and including ABC News Sydney and the Melbourne Herald. I edited The University of Sydney News for 10 years, and was Media Officer for CSIRO in Canberra and BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla.

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