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MCAV response to "cattlemen" supporting timber harvest ban

  March 1st, 2021

"We support responsible logging" Cattlemen hit back at former members

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MCAV cancel Get Together due to weather disaster

  January 3rd, 2020

THE Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria (MCAV) Get Together has been called off days out from the event due to extreme weather. Initially scheduled to kick off this Friday, the group made this difficult decision out of respect for those currently battling fires and after the Mansfield Shire was included in the Premiers declaration of a State of Disaster.

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MCAV partner with RB Sellars

  December 16th, 2019

The Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria have signed a major sponsorship deal with Australia’s premier country outfitter, RB Sellars.

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New president for the MCAV

New president for the MCAV

  October 18th, 2019

The MCAV welcomed a new president for the 19/20 year, with Merrijig Cattleman Bruce McCormack taking over the reins from Graeme Stoney.

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Deer cull pathetic

  August 25th, 2019

The MCAV have called out Parks Victoria for their "pathetic" deer cull

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Cattlemen Return to Merrijig

Cattlemen Return to Merrijig

  August 1st, 2019

Merrijig has been confimed as the location for the 2020 Get Together

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Brumbies should stay on the Plains

  June 4th, 2018

Mountain Cattlemen are angry with the Government’s announcement to exterminate every Brumby from the Bogong High Plains...

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Centenary of the Wonnangatta Murders

  March 20th, 2018

The Mountain Cattlemen’s Association of Victoria (MCAV) attends the centenary of the Wonnangatta Murders in the Wonnangatta Valley...

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This Country is sick, it is dying

  December 10th, 2016

Very disturbing article by Geoff Burrowes on a weekend spent with indiginous fire man Victor Steffenson in the Mt Nunniong region in Eastern Victoria...

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Cattlemen to gather at Merrijig

  December 16th, 2015

The Mountain Cattlemen will hold their annual Get together at Merrijig on the 8/9/10 January 2016. Ned Kelly armour to be copied by Blacksmith and independent senator...

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Grazing decision a betrayal of country heritage "High Country Lunacy"

  May 11th, 2015

Independant Senator for Victoria John Madigan has slammed a recent Victorian Government decision...

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The beauty, the stunning views and the bushfire fuel of the high country ready to roar

The beauty, the stunning views and the bushfire fuel of the high country ready to roar

  April 8th, 2015

A gusty north wind blows over Mount Buller, sweeps across the Howqua Valley and rushes through the skeletal remains of a mass of burnt alpine ash and snow gum trees clinging to the north face...

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BANNING CATTLE MAKES NO SENSE - MOUNTAIN CATTLEMEN

  March 3rd, 2015

At a rational level, banning cattle grazing in national parks in Victoria does not make any sense. At a political level, it is obvious that the Mountain Cattlemen have been a thorn in Labor’s side since the Nunawading by-election in 1985...

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MCAV DISSAPOINTED BY CANCELLATION OF WONNANGATTA TRIAL

  December 15th, 2014

The Mountain Cattlemen and supporters were very disappointed to learn on rural radio today that the Trial in Wonnangatta Valley has been cancelled. They say the way it was announced by the Minister was...

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MOUNTAIN CATTLEMEN INSPECT WONNANGATTA WITH ENVIRONMENT MINISTER

  November 23rd, 2013

This week a delegation of Mountain Cattlemen gathered overnight at the high country’s iconic Wonnangatta Station to meet with and again press the case for a return to high country grazing to Victorian Minister for Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Ryan Smith MP and Member of the Legislative Council, the Hon. Philip Davis MP.

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