Wentworth farmer considers billing NSW Government over kangaroos

Kangaroos are moving onto farms as they salvage for food, taking away feed for livestock, leaving one farmer to start invoicing the Victorian Government for the cost of caring.

Kangaroos are moving onto farms as they salvage for food, taking away feed for livestock, leaving one farmer to start invoicing the Victorian Government for the cost of caring.

A Wentworth farmer is considering billing the New South Wales Government for the cost of caring for kangaroos on his property.

Angus Whyte is feeding and providing water to around 6000 ravenous kangaroos a year, estimated to cost him a staggering $150,000.

Mr Whyte’s threats came after his friend and Ballarat farmer, Mike Stephens, sent the Victorian Government a $2340 invoice for the agistment of kangaroos on his land.

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