Calls for animal welfare legislation reform to allow virtual stock fencing in NSW

Simon Chamberlain
Hayley Warden
Updated December 6 2023 - 1:37pm, first published December 5 2023 - 12:00pm
New Zealand dairy farmer Peter Morgan, Pokuru, South Waikato, has used virtual fencing technology for three years. Pictures supplied
New Zealand dairy farmer Peter Morgan, Pokuru, South Waikato, has used virtual fencing technology for three years. Pictures supplied

Virtual fencing technology is used on more than 100,000 dairy cows in New Zealand and more than 10,000 in Tasmania, but current laws restrict its use in NSW.

Simon Chamberlain

I have comprehensive experience in rural and regional journalism, as well as more than six years as a media officer for several politicians and worked in local government. I rejoined The Land in May 2022 and have loved being back in harness, reporting on a massive range of topics.

Hayley Warden

Hayley Warden

Journalist

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