Are Australia's animal welfare standards enough to save live-ex?

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated April 19 2021 - 6:02am, first published 4:00am
SMALLER CROWDS: Anti live-ex sentiment has arguably been watered down in Australia, thanks largely to world-leading animal welfare regulations. Photo: Mark Phelps

AUSTRALIA'S live cattle trade may be logistically vastly different to that of New Zealand's but the lobbying to have the trade banned that fed into the Kiwi decision to phase it out is not.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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