Are live exports being regulated into a world of pain?

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated May 25 2021 - 9:57pm, first published May 24 2021 - 5:00am
WELFARE PARAMOUNT: Australian cattle in an Indonesian feedlot. IMAGE: MLA

QUESTIONS around whether mounting regulation of live animal exports is actually delivering discernible improvements to animal welfare are emerging as a key issue as efforts are made to recover the government's growing costs to police the trade.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.