The ban on the exportation of live sheep was enabled by horrific footage that shocked the nation. However, the industry has satisfied the government enough to lift the ban.
Continuing on his rhetoric in April, the Morrison government is fast-tracking laws to punish those they believe are as ‘agri-terrorists’.
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.