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Fight against mine-fill plan

Kilmanys Angus Zilm (right) and other Latrobe irrigators believe it makes economic sense for water destined to go to empty mines to be used for irrigation and food and fibre production. He has the support of Gippsland South MLA Danny OBrien.

Fight against mine-fill plan

Latrobe River irrigators who want to transform Gippsland into an “agricultural powerhouse” have formed a committee to oppose the state government’s plans to fill Latrobe Valley coal mines with water.

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