Defence land buy-up could see 100,000 cattle lost to Qld beef industry

An expansion of military training areas in Central and North Queensland could see more than a hundred thousand head of cattle lost to the state’s beef industry and farming families that have managed properties for generations forced off their land, AgForce has warned. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley said meetings held in Central Queensland last week and North Queensland this week had confirmed that up to 60 landholders could have their land compulsorily acquired by the Department of Defence. “The meetings have been confronting and frustrating for landholders, who have been left in little doubt that the Department of Defence…

Source: Beef Central
Defence land buy-up could see 100,000 cattle lost to Qld beef industry