It’s not just protestors that care about how farmers are treating animals, as a survey of 1,521 people saw 91% desirous change on a policy level.
In a substantial move, lawmakers in the ACT will now recognise the feelings of animals in future legal rulings.
Last year, the government recorded the conditions that live sheep suffer during export. However, their “official version” has some substantial details missing.
The government’s crackdown on the live export industry has been pushed back, as animal welfare experts decry the latest decision.
Despite the promises of change, only a complete ban will erase the damage done by live sheep export.