Singleton bypass residents say new Valuer General's annual land valuations at odds with its 'lowball' valuations for compulsory acquisition

Ian Kirkwood
Updated January 25 2023 - 3:50pm, first published 8:30am
Chris McNamara, Elaine Brown and Maurice Butler at the Putty Road farm run by Mr McNamara and his father, Mick. They say 'low' Valuer General offers for their land are at odds with the 'very strong' land value increases in this week's annual VG's valuations. Picture by Marina Neil

SINGLETON residents say "lowball" prices being offered for land being resumed for the Singleton bypass are at odds with the "very strong" growth in Hunter Valley property prices reported this week by the NSW Valuer General.

Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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