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Returned live export ship sparks heated debate

THE fate of thousands of sheep and cattle on board a live export vessel anchored off the coast of Western Australia is yet to be decided, as the Federal Government works with the exporter, industry and government agencies to determine the best course of action.

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 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

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

The Department of Agriculture directed the MV Bahijah vessel to immediately return the consignment of livestock to Australia on 20 January, after it was diverted away from the Red Sea due to the worsening...

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