Opinion

This government should stop the boats - the live export ones

By Emily Rice
Updated June 14 2022 - 1:03pm, first published 4:00am
Cattle on a live export boat in 2021. A PETA Asia investigation revealed abattoir workers in Indonesia repeatedly fail to stun cattle sent to them for slaughter. Picture: PETA Asia

If you were to read about the new Labor government's plan to deal with the live export issue - which at least includes phasing out the shipping of live sheep at some point - you could be forgiven for thinking that live export isn't something we need to address urgently, for the sake of all animals - including humans.

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