Opinion

Imbalance of power between govt and farmers

By Lucy Knight
December 22 2023 - 11:00am
Sheep under solar panels at a solar farm in Dubbo. Picture by Amy McIntyre.
Sheep under solar panels at a solar farm in Dubbo. Picture by Amy McIntyre.

The threat of compulsory acquisition to landholders in the Central West-Orana Renewable Energy Zone is proof of a massive power imbalance between farmers and the Minns government as it ploughs ahead in pursuit of private land to meet its renewable energy goals.

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