Live-ex threatens class action and WTO challenges over sheep ban

Shan Goodwin
Updated June 15 2023 - 1:58pm, first published 1:45pm
Far from coming to the Albanese Government's party on phasing out the sheep trade, lives exporters have issued threats of legal action and WTO action if the ban moves ahead. Picture by Andrew Marshall.
Far from coming to the Albanese Government's party on phasing out the sheep trade, lives exporters have issued threats of legal action and WTO action if the ban moves ahead. Picture by Andrew Marshall.

Live export leaders have issued in no uncertain terms the threat of class action and challenges through the World Trade Organisation if the Albanese Government pushes ahead with its controversial plan to ban the sheep trade.

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. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Get the latest Farmonline news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.