Saleyards photo opp becomes town meeting

Mayor Michael Neoh is questioned about the council's intentions regarding the saleyards, at a heated meeting on site. Picture: ROB GUNSTONE
Mayor Michael Neoh is questioned about the council's intentions regarding the saleyards, at a heated meeting on site. Picture: ROB GUNSTONE

LATEST: A PHOTO opportunity at Warrnambool saleyards turned into an improvised town hall-style meeting on Wednesday afternoon as city mayor Michael Neoh made a surprise appearance.

More than 80 business owners, stock agents and farmers congregated in front of the saleyards cafeteria, explaining why they want to retain the Caramut Road site.

Full report in tomorrow's The Standard.