Cattle farmers take live export ban to court

THE TOLL of the live export ban imposed by former Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig three years ago has prompted Northern Territory cattle producers to seek compensation, with proceedings filed in the Federal Court earlier this week.

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Ludwig suspended trade to 12 Indonesian abattoirs in June 2011 following an ABC Four Corners report which exposed animal cruelty, before extending it to a blanket ban on all live exports to