Labor playing with farmers’ lives by banning live sheep trade

Colin Bettles
By Colin Bettles
Updated May 3 2018 - 6:45am, first published 6:01am
Labor Shadow Agriculture Minister Joel Fitzgibbon.

LABOR has been broadly slammed for a “reckless” decision to backflip on policy and support banning live sheep exports; a move critics say punishes farmers and others that have done nothing wrong.

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Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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