Greens recommit to ending live animal exports

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Responding to Prime Minister Abbott's agreement to increase the quota of animals that will suffer as part of the live cattle trade to Indonesia, the Greens will make ending live exports and establishing an independent Office of Animal Welfare, a post-election priority.

Greens spokesperson for animal welfare Senator Lee Rhiannon said, "I will reintroduce the Greens bills to end the live export trade and set up the independent Office of Animal Welfare when parliament resumes".

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