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ALEC CEO, Mark Harvey-Sutton denounced the Government’s announcement of the package for the phase out of live sheep by sea as a disgrace. Credit: Tom Dawkins, ALEC.

Government sets live sheep export end date

Live sheep exports will end in 2028, with the ban to be legislated in this term of parliament.

13 May 2024

According to the National Feral Pig Action Plan, feral pig populations can increase by 86 per cent in one year if no control is conducted. Credit: John Carnemolla, Shutterstock.

Calls for feral pig support

NSW farmers are calling for more state funding to tackle feral pig problems.

08 May 2024

WA Government shows support of live sheep export trade as dry conditions force farmers to offload stock. Credit: Mark Saunders.

ALEC applauds WA Government's live export support

WA Government requests live export trade period extension.

01 May 2024

Opinions are divided among various states and grower groups when it comes to compulsory electronic identification of sheep. Credit: Mark Saunders.

Questions raised of impending sheep eID mandate

Farm advocacy groups are still divided when it comes to the electronic identification (eID) mandate.

01 May 2024

Episode 3’s Matt Dalgleish said the landscape of meat consumption in Australia is a testament to a dynamic interplay of economic forces, social changes, health considerations, and environmental concerns. Credit: Andrei Iakhniuk, Shutterstock.

Plate tectonics

Episode 3’s Matt Dalgleish investigates Australia’s per capita meat consumption over the years.

30 April 2024

There is a growing price difference between heavy and light lamb at Australian saleyards. Credit: Mark Saunders.

Heavy and light lamb price disparity grows

Indicators showed a 162 cent difference between light and heavy lamb at saleyards last week.

24 April 2024

A new quality assurance standard for wool production has been announced by AWEX. Photo: Mark Saunders.

Revitalised sustainability scheme for wool announced

A new program aims to set a new benchmark for sustainable wool production assurance.

22 April 2024

RSPCA has been granted access to old live export footage. Credit: Tom Dawkins, Australian Live Exporters Council.

RSCPA granted access to old live export footage

The Freedom of Information Commissioner has granted RSPCA access to live export footage from 2018.

19 April 2024


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