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Council moving to sell land of owners who refuse to pay rates for religious reasons -

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A Tasmanian farming family is refusing to pay council rates on the grounds that the land where it runs a honey farm belongs to God.

The family could be about to lose its business with the local council moving to sell the farm in order to recoup more than $9000 worth of unpaid rates.

The Mayor of the Meander Valley Council, Craig Perkins, has been explaining the situation to reporter Felicity Ogilvie

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Craig Perkins, Mayor of the Meander Valley Council