Farmers back controversial protest laws

DESPITE being branded as a means to criminalise nature lovers, farmers in Tasmania are backing new state legislation to impose stiff penalties on protesters who disrupt workplaces

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The legislation was amended last week to cover five industries, including agriculture, forestry, mining, construction and manufacturing, while on-the-spot fines for first offenders were dropped