The Moss Review looked into the culture, capability and investigative capacity of the regulator of live exports - the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
The federal Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, said Australians were appalled in April when they saw footage of sheep dying on voyages to the Middle East during a shipment and further angered at their assessment the report of the incident did not match the footage
"I said in April I was determined to clean this industry up and make it sustainable, because so many farm families and rural towns rely on it. The live export industry needs a tough cop on the beat and the Department must become a capable, trusted and effective regulator," Minister Littleproud said.
The Minister said ...