Australia: Liberal MPs and crossbench to push for live export ban after damning report

Date: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Source: 
The Guardian

Review calls for reinstatement of animal welfare branch and for regulation to be given a higher priority

Liberal MPs Sussan Ley and Sarah Henderson and the crossbench have vowed to keep up pressure on the government to ban live sheep exports after a damning review by public sector integrity expert Phillip Moss was released on Wednesday.

The federal government has promised to overhaul the agriculture department and establish an inspector general of animal welfare following the review into the regulation of the live export trade.

 

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