Another 'kick in the guts': industry decries live sheep phase out plan

Victoria Nugent
May 14 2024 - 9:00am

Sheep producers and industry stakeholders from Australia have slammed the federal government announcement that live sheep exports by sea will be banned within four years, saying that the $107 million transition package is not enough to mitigate the devastation the industry will face.

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Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to

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