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New Zealand's coalition is working on reinstating the live export trade, as the Australian Senate debates the fate of live sheep exports from Australia. Credit: Dmitry Pichugin, Shutterstock.
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Live export debate hits Senate

Legislation to end live sheep exports is being debated in the Senate today.

01 July 2024

The Bill to end live sheep exports by sea has passed the lower house, but there's still hope for the trade. Credit: AceCootePhotography, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

Bill to end live sheep trade passed by lower house

Legislation to end live sheep exports will move to the Senate next week.

28 June 2024

Thousands gather in WA as the fight against the live sheep export ban continues. Credit: Annie Anderson, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

"Overwhelming" crowd shows up to support live sheep export

Sheep Producers Australia says the turnout to Friday's rally was overwhelming.

17 June 2024

WA farmers rally against the live sheep trade shutdown for the second time, following the protest in Perth two weeks ago. Credit: Ian Geraint Jones, Shutterstock.
SHEEP

WA farmers rally again to oppose live export ban

Another major protest of the live sheep trade ban is being held in WA today.

14 June 2024

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.
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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

The WA ag minister has been accused on failing to stand up for the state's sheep producers. Picture Mark Saunders.
SHEEP

WA government accused of having "secret" live export meetings

The WA Government has been meeting with federal ministers about a transition package for farmers.

20 March 2024

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

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

14 February 2024

  ALEC has condemned politicisation of the MV Bahijah issue, saying any moves to use it as an attempt to further the Government’s proposed ban on live sheep exports would be cheap, callous, and cynical. Photo credit: Tom Dawkins, courtesy of ALEC.
LIVESTOCK

MV Bahijah situation sparks calls to set the trade's end date

A motion was moved in parliament yesterday to set a date for the end of the live sheep trade.

07 February 2024

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