The introduction of the three-month moratorium on live sheep exports to the Middle East from June to August has already made a significant impact on our largest importer, Kuwait Livestock Transport and Trading.
Australian Accredited Veterinarian Haydn Roeger, Changerup, has broken his silence and called in the "Sully" over media and activist comments about the latest live animal export voyage to Israel in May.
Wellard has sold another vessel and will lease it back under a deal with one of its key shareholders.
Changes to the live export industry are impacting on rural businesses with one transporter looking to move east for more opportunities.
The attempt by Animals Australia to stop 56,000 sheep from being exported from the Fremantle Port last week aboard the MV Ocean Drover was "unprecedented", according to Australian Livestock Exporters' Council (ALEC) chief executive officer Mark Harvey-Sutton.