Industry slams Greens live sheep trade phase out bill "stunt"

Victoria Nugent
February 29 2024 - 10:00am
The Greens are suggesting a May 2026 deadline for phasing out live sheep exports by sea. Photograph courtesy ALEC.
The Greens are suggesting a May 2026 deadline for phasing out live sheep exports by sea. Photograph courtesy ALEC.

Industry have slammed a bill pushing for live sheep exports by sea to be phased out in little over two years as unrealistic and a "cheap political stunt" driven by animal activists.

Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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