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  • Ararat rate hike sparks community health fears 

    FARMERS facing the prospect of being slugged with a 45 per cent rate hike feel gutted by a lack of consultation over an extreme proposal by Ararat Rural City Council to scrap farm differential rates, a community survey has found.
  • VFF in farm safety pledge 

    VICTORIA’S peak farmer group has vowed to improve farm safety following a recent spike in quad bike accidents across the country, including eight fatalities in the last five months.