Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Polo pony deaths: Animal welfare expert to quit over delays in Tasmanian investigations

Updated April 30, 2018 08:39:33 Photo: The Barnbougle Polo event in January, after which the ponies died on the journey home. (Supplied: Barnbougle Polo) A long-term adviser to the Tasmanian Government on animal welfare will quit his position over what he says is a “completely disappointing” lack of progress and …

Live export industry to discuss Labor’s plan for independent animal welfare inspector

Live export industry to discuss Labor’s plan for independent animal welfare inspector

Posted April 18, 2018 00:01:46 Video: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Footage has emerged of sheep bound for the Middle East (ABC News) Related Story: Leaders resist calls for live export ban after horrific footage shows abuse Related Story: Live export is a centuries-old Australian industry, but the cameras are new The live …

Morning mail: WA court action threatens animal export trade | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 17 April. Top stories Farmers should prepare for a dramatic reduction in the live export trade, Western Australia’s agriculture minister has said, as the state prepares to mount an animal cruelty case that could …

Qatari abattoir suspended over animal welfare concerns, as new vision shows sheep beaten

Qatari abattoir suspended over animal welfare concerns, as new vision shows sheep beaten

Updated April 14, 2018 13:49:58 The Federal Agriculture Department has suspended shipments of Australian sheep to an abattoir in Qatar over new allegations of animal welfare violations and breaches of supply chain rules. Last week the Nine Network broadcast video of 2,400 sheep that had died of heat stress on …

Maintenance Technician – Animal Health – Bendigo Job

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Call for NT animal welfare bill to better protect traditional hunters

Call for NT animal welfare bill to better protect traditional hunters

Posted April 09, 2018 08:29:20 Photo: The Northern Land Council wants better protection for traditional hunters. (Supplied: Cecila Umbagai) The NT Parliament is being urged to stamp out the possibility of traditional owners being jailed for hunting when it considers a new animal welfare bill. Key Points A public hearing …

Shocking live export conditions not uncommon, say animal rights groups | World news

Animal welfare groups say shocking conditions shown in footage of the Australian live export ship Awassi Express in which more than 2,000 sheep died are not uncommon and have been repeatedly reported to the federal regulator. The footage, filmed covertly by trainee navigator Faisal Ullah and released to 60 Minutes …

Live export of 63,000 sheep may be blocked if Emanuel Export does not meet animal welfare guidelines

Live export of 63,000 sheep may be blocked if Emanuel Export does not meet animal welfare guidelines

Updated April 06, 2018 15:52:29 The Federal Agriculture Department has threatened to block a shipment of almost 64,000 sheep from leaving Fremantle, as the company responsible for the shipment deals with allegations of animal welfare abuses. Key points: Footage that shows sheep dying on live export ships was passed on …