Keep the Sheep: Industry pushes back on live ban

Victoria Nugent
Updated May 22 2024 - 6:49am, first published 6:00am
A grassroots campaign is calling for the west to Keep the Sheep following the announcement of the live sheep trade phase out timeline. Picture supplied ALEC.
A grassroots campaign is calling for the west to Keep the Sheep following the announcement of the live sheep trade phase out timeline. Picture supplied ALEC.

Pushback against the federal government's four year timeline to end the live sheep shipping trade continues to be strong, even as the industry looks to build additional market options to aid in any transition.

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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