Are fruit movement penalties harsh enough? | POLL

Are fruit movement penalties harsh enough? | POLL

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The state government is cracking down on drivers bringing fruit and vegetables across the South Australian border, but we want to know – do you think the penalties are strong enough?

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The state government crackdown on drivers bringing fruit and vegetables across the South Australian border has been welcomed by the Horticulture Coalition of SA, but we want to know – do you think the penalties are strong enough?

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In the past three weeks, more than 300 drivers crossing into SA from Vic have been slapped with on-the-spot $375 fines for attempting to bring fruit and vegetables into this state.

Last month, 232 drivers received fines at a random roadblock near Bordertown, while last weekend, another 60 people were fined at Yamba Quarantine Station just outside of Renmark.

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