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Greens give a voice to animals

The Australian Greens will reintroduce their Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill into Parliament, to end live exports and its related cruelty.

We want to see improved and increased processing in Australia to support local producers and create jobs.

The Australian Greens will also reintroduce their Independent Office of Animal Welfare Bill, to promote and oversee animal welfare.

 

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Barnaby backs factory farming with his scare tactics on free range eggs

Commenting on Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce’s claims linking avian influenza outbreaks with an increase in free-range egg production, Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said Mr Joyce’s actions worked against the interests of the industry as well as belittling animal welfare standards. 

“The claims of the Agriculture Minister are ludicrous and just show what lengths he will go to back the interests of agribusiness,” Senator Rhiannon said. 

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Greens recommit to ending live animal exports

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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Greens give a voice to animals

The Australian Greens will reintroduce their Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill into Parliament, to end live exports and its related cruelty.

We want to see improved and increased processing in Australia to support local producers and create jobs.

The Australian Greens will also reintroduce their Independent Office of Animal Welfare Bill, to promote and oversee animal welfare.

 

Read more