Sheep put down, 3 others injured while heading to live export ship in Port Adelaide

Sheep put down, 3 others injured while heading to live export ship in Port Adelaide

Posted May 08, 2018 15:17:29 One sheep has had to be euthanased and three others have been injured before being loaded onto a live export ship docked at Port Adelaide, the RSPCA says. The Al Shuwaikh arrived at the port over the weekend, ready to transport South Australian livestock to …

Live export ban could harm rural communities, meat industry claims, as protests continue in SA

Live export ban could harm rural communities, meat industry claims, as protests continue in SA

Updated May 06, 2018 16:54:55 Photo: Hundreds of protesters met in the Adelaide CBD to voice their concerns. (ABC News: Claire Campbell) Serious investment and infrastructure would be needed to bolster Australia’s meatworks if a live export ban was to be introduced, the industry has claimed, while about 500 people …

Greyhound Racing NSW board member charged over unauthorised export of dog | Australia news

The NSW greyhound industry’s governing body has charged four racing participants, including a board member, for their alleged role in the unauthorised export of a greyhound. On Friday evening Greyhound Racing NSW said it had charged board member Michael Eberand with aiding or abetting and facilitating the export of registered …

Live export boss says sheep have ‘generous space allocation’

Live export boss says sheep have ‘generous space allocation’

Posted May 01, 2018 04:41:26 Related Story: Scandal-plagued live export ship gains approval to carry sheep Related Story: Farmers question the future of live sheep exports The exporter at the centre of the latest live trade controversy says “no-one is to blame” for the deaths of 2,400 Australian sheep on …

Live export ship departs Adelaide for Fremantle amid calls for an immediate halt to shipments

Live export ship departs Adelaide for Fremantle amid calls for an immediate halt to shipments

Updated April 28, 2018 17:55:53 A live export ship carrying 23,000 sheep and 1,400 cattle has departed Port Adelaide to pick up more livestock in Fremantle, before heading to the Middle East. After attracting protests while the ship was berthed in Port Adelaide in the wake of controversy regarding animal …

Live export protest continues in SA as cattle ship readies to set off

Live export protest continues in SA as cattle ship readies to set off

Posted April 27, 2018 20:02:28 Photo: About 80 protesters gathered at Port Adelaide holding signs and chanting against the live export ship. (ABC News: Claire Campbell) Related Story: Live export ship refused permission to sail as footage reveals ‘shocking’ conditions aboard Related Story: Live export is a centuries-old Australian industry, …

33 years on, a long-term solution to live export trade remains elusive | Australia news

The first parliamentary report decrying the cruelty of the Australian live export trade was delivered in 1985. Live sheep export, the senate report found, was not compatible with good animal welfare. But it was also profitable and deemed necessary for the livelihoods of Australian farmers. The first statement remains true. …

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 …

Israel’s first lady Sara Netanyahu ‘appalled’ by Australia’s live export trade | Australia news

Israel’s first lady Sara Netanyahu has criticised the Australian live export trade, saying she was “appalled” by conditions on board and would speak to Lucy Turnbull about it. Netanyahu’s comments concern whistleblower footage of sheep being transported from Western Australia to the Middle East and North Africa during the northern …