Shenhua Watermark Coal Mine land up for sale and locals are looking to buy

Marian Macdonald
By Marian Macdonald
July 15 2021 - 9:30pm
James, Archie, 3, and Andrew Pursehouse are part of the three generations working the family's farmland, which would have been surrounded by Shenhua's Watermark coal mine. Photo: Billy Jupp

The sale of a mining company's land in north west NSW signals the return to agriculture from mining but it will be a complex process.

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Marian Macdonald

Marian Macdonald

National rural property writer

Writing for farmers in the Stock & Land, The Land, Queensland Country Life, Stock Journal and FarmWeekly, farming in Gippsland.