Source @ The Age By Andrew Cox, July 14, 2011 Footage from Indonesian abattoirs brought home our disconnect with what we eat. THE federal government timed the resumption of the live cattle trade perfectly. Images that shocked Australians a month ago are now sufficiently remote as to be once more ignored. Time is a more […]
Source @ www.maff.gov.au 13 July 2011 DAFF/194L Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig, and representatives of the sheep export industry met in Perth today to discuss the introduction of supply chain assurance to the Australia’s live sheep export industry and what could be done to strengthen it. Attendees included LiveCorp, Meat and […]
Government lifts live cattle export suspension 6 July 2011 DAFF/192L Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Senator Joe Ludwig today issued revised export control orders that open the way for trade in live feeder cattle with Indonesia. “These new orders allow the export of live cattle only where animals can be managed through supply chains […]
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From: ABC News Graziers say they will have to cull thousands of cattle because of the ban on live exports to Indonesia. (AAP: Dave Hunt) The owners of a Western Australian cattle station say they are being forced to cull about 3,000 cattle in the wake of the ban on live exports to Indonesia. Australia’s […]
An article written on the Indonesian perspective of the live export ban published in the Jakarta Post Source @ The Jakarta Post – Australian cattle exports to Indonesia: Ban or assistance? Risti Permani, Adelaide, Australia | Thu, 06/09/2011 8:00 AM Videos showing Australian cattle being subject to inhumane treatment in Indonesian abattoirs have prompted […]
An interesting article from a Northern Territory grazier affected by the live export ban to Indonesia. Source @ The Northern Rivers Echo: Appeal from a NT cattle station 23rd June 2011 Like many Australians, we have been deeply upset about the cruelty inflicted on animals in some abattoirs. However, we feel there are many issues […]
By Genevieve Hopkins, 10 June 2011 The live exports ban has certainly made headlines and is raising emotional debate on all sides of the live export fence. While I am strongly against live exports due to the abhorrent treatment of our animals when they reach their overseas destinations, the welfare of our Australian farmers/graziers has […]