Parliamentary report backs death of live sheep by sea trade

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Updated June 23 2024 - 8:46pm, first published June 21 2024 - 4:20pm
The parliamentary inquiry has recommended a bill be passed to formalise the end date for the export of live sheep by sea from Australia. File picture.
The parliamentary inquiry has recommended a bill be passed to formalise the end date for the export of live sheep by sea from Australia. File picture.

A rushed parliamentary advisory report into the Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports by Sea) Bill 2024 has delivered no surprises in recommending that the bill be passed to "absolutely" end the trade by May 1, 2028.

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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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