Government to reimburse this year's cancelled ag shows and field days

Harley Dennett
By Harley Dennett
April 15 2022 - 12:30pm
Mobbed by goats at the Maitland show in 2020 before COVID forced cancellations of many agricultural shows. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers

Agricultural shows cancelled in 2022 due to COVID-19 will have their operational costs reimbursed by the government in a new round of funding intended to support rural and regional communities.


Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Senior Political Reporter

I'm the federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to journalism, where I've covered seven federal budgets, four national elections, Defence, public service and international governance.

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