Farmers need federal welfare laws: AFI

Colin Bettles
By Colin Bettles
Updated September 24 2015 - 6:14am, first published April 21 2015 - 6:00pm
The pork industry has been the subject of continuing campaigns by activists who have "invaded" piggeries in an attempt to obtain images of suffering.

THE Australian Farm Institute (AFI) is demanding the federal government introduce cohesive national farm animal welfare laws to replace “fragmented” State rules, to protect against negative policy outcomes that reduce the viability of producers.

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Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

National political writer

National political writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media.

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