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Live sheep trade to be banned in 2028, industry transition package announced

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Updated June 12 2024 - 6:08pm, first published May 11 2024 - 1:12pm
Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has pledged to stop the live sheep by sea ban by May 2028.
Agriculture Minister Murray Watt has pledged to stop the live sheep by sea ban by May 2028.

Australia's $77 million live sheep by sea export trade will be shut down from May 1, 2028, while the Federal Government has unveiled a $107m transition package for industry stakeholders.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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