Crisis - opportunity to learn from our mistakes

By Rspca Australia Chief Scientist Dr Bidda Jones
May 31 2016 - 5:00am
RSPCA Chief Scientist Dr Bidda Jones (centre with Greens MP Adam Bandt and Tasmanian Independent MP Andrew Wilkie.
RSPCA Chief Scientist Dr Bidda Jones (centre with Greens MP Adam Bandt and Tasmanian Independent MP Andrew Wilkie.

FIVE years after the broadcast of the ABC Four Corners' program, A Bloody Business, there are many in the rural community who view the five-week suspension of the live cattle trade to Indonesia as a massive over-reaction: a failure of government decision-making with a catastrophic effect on northern cattle producers.

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