After witnessing tree destruction a farmer can't believe NSW government is offering money to plant others

Updated August 21 2019 - 6:04pm, first published 5:45pm
Ashley Hermes
Ashley Hermes

A Bethungra farmer was "gobsmacked" last week to receive an invitation from the State government to apply for a grant to plant large isolated trees across his paddocks.

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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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