Animal welfare can’t be controlled from a desk in Canberra

By Australian Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson and Nsw Senator Lee Rhiannon
Updated June 5 2016 - 9:50pm, first published 1:31am
NSW Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon - pictured at her desk in Canberra - says animal welfare in live export markets can't be controlled from a desk in Canberra.

FIVE years ago in 2011, after an ABC Four Corners investigation revealed brutal animal cruelty in Indonesian abattoirs, the then Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig announced a five week ban on live animal exports.

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