Live exports won’t be banned in coming months

Live exports won’t be banned in coming months

Updated May 16, 2018 12:58:42 Related Story: Farmers question the future of live sheep exports Related Story: How the country famous for sheep stopped live exporting them There will be no ban on live sheep exports to the Middle East over the northern summer this year. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud …

Live sheep exports report delayed over scientific advice

Live sheep exports report delayed over scientific advice

Posted May 16, 2018 11:48:59 The Federal Government will tomorrow release the McCarthy review into the summer live sheep trade to the Middle East. The review was due to be released today, but was postponed after Cabinet met yesterday. The ABC understands more details were requested on the scientific advice. …

Live exports: ‘terrifying’ new footage prompts maritime union to call for suspension | World news

The Maritime Union of Australia has joined calls for a temporary suspension of the live export trade after the release of more whistleblower footage showed crew on live export ships struggling to clean up the heavily decayed carcasses of sheep that had died from heat stress. The footage was filmed …

Live sheep exports: Labor calls for a complete ban, wants processing to happen within Australia

Live sheep exports: Labor calls for a complete ban, wants processing to happen within Australia

Posted May 03, 2018 12:03:09 The future of live sheep exports is in further doubt with the Federal Opposition now calling for a complete ban on the industry. Yesterday, ABC revealed that an exporter warned the Government about the catastrophic risk of sending sheep on old ships last year. Those …

Protesters in Israel call for end to Australian live exports | Australia news

Animal rights activists have marched in Israel against live exports, seeking to maintain pressure on both governments to end the “cruel industry”. Protesters gathered in Tel Aviv to call for an end of live animal imports from Australia. Animals Australia said about 3,000 people attended the rally. Video posted to …

Australian farmers question the future of live sheep exports

Australian farmers question the future of live sheep exports

Posted April 25, 2018 22:01:22 Photo: More than 2,000 sheep died from overcrowding and lack of food and water on the Awassi Express last year. (News Video) The death of 2,400 Australian sheep from overcrowding, heat exhaustion and lack of food and water during live exports to the Middle East …

Live exports: Maritime authorities permit scandal-plagued ship to carry livestock – ABC Rural

Live exports: Maritime authorities permit scandal-plagued ship to carry livestock – ABC Rural

Australian maritime authorities have approved the scandal-plagued Awassi Express, the vessel linked to thousands of sheep deaths, to again carry livestock. AMSA Awassi key points Key points: Maritime officials approve the Awassi Express to carry livestock again The vessel underwent mandatory repairs to improve air flow in sheep pens It’s …

Live exports industry forced to adopt Labor policy amid community backlash over sheep deaths

Live exports industry forced to adopt Labor policy amid community backlash over sheep deaths

Posted April 19, 2018 09:50:39 Video: DISTRESSING FOOTAGE: Footage has emerged of sheep bound for the Middle East (ABC News) The live export industry has backed down on its long-held opposition and endorsed a Labor proposal for an independent inspector to oversee animal welfare. Key points: Live export industry drops …

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Records continue to tumble for Australia’s wine industry, with new statistics showing export values are the highest in a decade. It comes as China reinforces itself as a boom market for Australian product, with a 51 per cent yearly growth marking the first time Australia has exported more than $1 …

Live sheep exports review announced by Federal Government after Emanuel Exports footage

Live sheep exports review announced by Federal Government after Emanuel Exports footage

Updated April 10, 2018 16:04:35 Video: Vision of cramped conditions on board live export ship (ABC News) Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud has announced a review into the northern summer live sheep export trade following the deaths of thousands of sheep on a ship bound for the Middle East. About …