Labor leader Luke Foley says LLS rates should be held in drought, tells farmers their veg is ‘communal property’

Alex Druce
Updated July 25 2018 - 5:45pm, first published 5:35pm
Opposition MP Luke Foley was the first state Labor leader to front the NSW Farmers conference in a good number of years. But when pressed on his party’s opposition to the current native vegetation regime, he admitted he would be pushing for the laws to be walked back.
Opposition MP Luke Foley was the first state Labor leader to front the NSW Farmers conference in a good number of years. But when pressed on his party’s opposition to the current native vegetation regime, he admitted he would be pushing for the laws to be walked back.

Local Land Services rates should be paused until the current drought breaks, says Opposition leader Luke Foley, who is believed to be the first state Labor boss to front the NSW Farmers conference in a good couple of decades. 

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Alex Druce

Alex Druce

Senior Journalist

Politics and rural issues journo in Sydney. Give me a yell at adruce@fairfaxmedia.com.au

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