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ALEC has accused Government MPs of parroting anti-ag groups lines regarding stock onboard the MV Bahijah. Credit: Tom Dawkins, Australian Livestock Exporters' Council.
SHEEP

MV Bahijah livestock arrive in Israel

Livestock onboard the MV Bahijah have arrived safely in Israel, bringing the saga to an end.

10 April 2024

The cause of cattle deaths onboard the Braham Express are still being investigated, but clinical signs are consistent with botulism. Credit: Sherjaca_Shutterstock.
CATTLE

Indonesia suspends live cattle exports from an NT establishment

Recent cattle deaths on the Brahman Express prompts temporary suspension.

02 April 2024

 All livestock from the vessel MV Bahijah will be discharged this week. Photo credit: Adwo/Shuttershock.com
SHEEP

Livestock disembark the MV Bahijah

The MV Bahijah's livestock are being unloaded in WA, as the exporter considers its options.

14 February 2024

 Shadow minister for agriculture, Colin de Grussa, said the circumstances following the decision to return the vessel is “either an act of breathtaking incompetence, or cynical political opportunism”, and the responsibility must fall with Murray Watt. Photo credit: The Nationals WA.
LIVESTOCK

Calls for Watt to be sacked over MV Bahijah debacle

The circumstances following the decision to return the MV Bahijah labelled an "absolute disgrace".

12 February 2024

 NFF president, David Jochinke, said NFF support the oversight and processes of Australia's Chief Veterinary Officer. Photo courtesy of the NFF.
LIVESTOCK

Still no decision on "complex" MV Bahijah situation

Cattle have been unloaded from the MV Bahijah, but there's no decision on the remaining livestock.

05 February 2024

 The Department of Agriculture has been criticised for failing to provide a quick decision on the fate of livestock aboard the MV Bahijah. Photo credit: Adwo/Shuttershock.com
LIVESTOCK

Returned live export ship sparks heated debate

A live export ship that returned to Australia due to the Red Sea conflict has sparked heated debate.

31 January 2024

 Researchers have developed a game to teach teenagers about farm safety. Photo: Jenna Santos
INSIGHT

Australian researchers develop game to improve child farm safety

Calm Your Farm game aims to educate teenagers about farm safety.

11 December 2023

NFF president, David Jochinke, welcomes the WA Premier's support. Photo courtesy of NFF.
SHEEP

WA Premier backs live sheep trade

The WA Premier said the Federal Government should reconsider its plan to ban live sheep exports.

01 December 2023

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