Moyne follows lead of other coastal councils, asking property owners to 'lease to a local'

Monique Patterson
Updated September 9 2022 - 4:28pm, first published 11:00am

If this can make them think about the situation and then make their property available for a long term tenant, then we have achieved what we set out to do.

- Ian Smith
A number of properties in the Moyne Shire remain vacant during parts of the year.

Moyne Shire Council is following the trend of other popular tourist spots around the nation by asking home owners to let their vacant properties to a local.

Monique Patterson

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