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Dairy farmers' relocation to lush Tasmania from dry Victoria a success for three young families

A southern migration from Victoria to Tasmania has proven a sound choice, helping a trio of dairy farmers flourish.

By coincidence, the former neighbours from the Mallee region of Victoria found themselves neighbours again on the green pastures of northern Tasmania.

Over the past three years, Murray Williamson, Adam Waasdorp and Damien Carpenter have moved their dairy operations to within stone's throw of each other.

The finer points of their stories differ but are all essentially the same — they each sought affordable, reliable water, good rainfall, and somewhere good to grow grass.

 

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(ABC NEWS )