Hexham dairy firm Brancourts goes into administration, jobs in doubt

Michael Parris
Updated September 11 2019 - 9:29pm, first published 11:54am
An aerial view of the dairy factory at Hexham in 2015.
An aerial view of the dairy factory at Hexham in 2015.

Brancourts Dairy, which has factories at Hexham and in Victoria, has gone into voluntary administration, leaving the future of 80 employees in doubt.

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Michael Parris

Michael Parris


Michael Parris reports on politics for the Newcastle Herald. He started at the Herald in 1994 after working in the ABC Newcastle newsroom. Michael spent much of his career as a sub-editor before moving into political reporting in 2017. He was a finalist in the Sports Australia national media awards for his stories about a male-only tennis club in Newcastle. He has covered NSW and federal elections, state and federal budgets and local politics. He has also written extensively about the COVID-19 pandemic with a special focus on data analysis and the effects of lockdowns on the Hunter community.

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