NSW Agriculture Minister Dugald Saunders hears from Port Stephens oyster farmers

Sage Swinton
By Sage Swinton
Updated June 16 2022 - 8:14am, first published 8:00am
URGENT: Agricultural minister Dugald Saunders talks with Lemon Tree Passage oyster farmer Matt Burgoyne about the QX disease outbreak in Port Stephens. Picture: Peter Lorimer

A Port Stephens oyster farmer says the NSW Agriculture Minister industry has been told the industry is less than two years from breakdown without urgent government intervention.

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Sage Swinton

Sage Swinton

Journalist

Sage Swinton is a news reporter who was born and bred in the Hunter, where she has worked as a journalist for the past seven years. She's been with the Newcastle Herald since June 2020, and covers Newcastle council as well as other general news.

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