WA budget: Treasurer Ben Wyatt not willing to get ‘beaten up’ over gold royalty hike

WA budget: Treasurer Ben Wyatt not willing to get ‘beaten up’ over gold royalty hike

By Eliza Laschon Posted May 11, 2018 15:35:29 Photo: Ben Wyatt welcomes his budget being described as boring. (Supplied: West Australian) West Australian Treasurer Ben Wyatt has decided not to go head to head with major industry in his second state budget, but has left the door open for a …

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 …