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WA Premier backs live sheep trade

WEST Australian Premier Roger Cook has shown support for the state’s sheep producers by saying the Federal Government’s controversial plan to phase out the live sheep export trade will be an “unnecessary burden” that it should “reconsider”.

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

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

Cook made the comments in WA Parliament on Wednesday in response to a report commissioned by the North Eastern Wheatbelt Region of Councils (NEWROC), which estimated the policy would cost the seven shires...

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