Farmer dies in harvester incident

A farmer has died after becoming entrapped in a harvesting machine on a property at Gembrook today.


It's believed the 82-year-old man had been working alone on the harvester in a paddock before he was found unresponsive around 10am.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The death brings the workplace fatality toll to 24 for 2022, six fewer than at the same time last year.