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Farm accommodation planning permit scrapped in Victoria

VICTORIAN farmers can now invest in worker accommodation on their farms without the need for a planning permit, under a new streamlined planning approval process adopted by the Victorian Government.

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 Shearers may benefit by the Victorian government's removal of planning permits for farm accommodation buildings. Picture Mark Saunders.

Shearers may benefit by the Victorian government's removal of planning permits for farm accommodation buildings. Picture Mark Saunders.

Minister for Agriculture Mary-Anne Thomas announced an amendment to the Victoria Planning Provisions that exempts farm businesses from requiring a planning permit for on-farm accommodation for up to 10...

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