George Bender was one of five generations of Hopeland farmers who had made their livelihoods from the land since 1907.
George Bender was one of five generations of Hopeland farmers who had made their livelihoods from the land since 1907.

LETTERS: Farmer's suicide deserves proper inquiry

THE circumstances leading up to the death of farmer George Bender need to be examined as part of a federal senate inquiry.

Mr Bender had been fighting gas company encroachment for a decade, but one day something tipped him over the edge. Who or what pushed him?

TIM BADRICK

 

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