Thursday, 07 May 2020 10:22

Farmers see red over Brown

Written by  Milking It

Dairy Australia's decision to sign on an Aussie rules legend and media personality as its new ambassador is causing a backlash.

Farmer lobby Farmer Power wants to know how much Jonathan Brown will be paid for his new role. Dairy Australia says Brown is not comfortable with disclosing confidential information around his salary.

But Farmer Power chief executive Garry Kerr farmers wanted full disclosure.

“What’s the value for money in Jonathan Brown? In Victoria alone, a lot of people don’t know who Jonathan Brown is and definitely interstate, people don’t know who Jonathan Brown is.”

Brown’s grandfather owned a dairy farm, and his uncle farms near Warrnambool.

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