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Live sheep exports: Labor calls for a complete ban, wants processing to happen within Australia

The future of live sheep exports is in further doubt with the Federal Opposition now calling for a complete ban on the industry. Yesterday, ABC revealed that an exporter warned the Government about the catastrophic risk of sending sheep on old ships last year. Those warnings came before more 2,500 s...

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Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading 'free range' claims

ACCC: Egg producer penalised $750,000 for misleading 'free range' claims 25 July 2017 The Federal Court has ordered Snowdale Holdings Pty Ltd (Snowdale) to pay penalties totalling  $750,000 for making false or...

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Chad Achurch sentenced to jail for live baiting

Chad Achurch, 27, was sentenced in Liverpool Local Court on Monday 10 April 2017 for offences under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979 relating to live baiting. Achurch was charged and pleaded guilty at hearing for aggravated animal cruelty (Section 6(1)), and using an animal as a lur...

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Greyhound racing has no future in ACT, Chief Minister says

The ACT is set to follow New South Wales' lead and ban greyhound racing after Chief Minister Andrew Barr said there was "no future for the industry" in the territory. Greyhound racing will be banned in NSW from July 1 next year, with Premier Mike Baird saying the "widespread and systemic mistreatmen...

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IN THE NEWS MAY 11, 2018

Labor undecided on live export bill

 
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