Govt told live sheep industry needed 8-12 yrs to transition - it got four

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Updated May 13 2024 - 4:27pm, first published 1:03pm
Independent report finds loss of live sheep by sea export trade could severely impact Western Australia's sheepmeat and wool supply chain.
Independent report finds loss of live sheep by sea export trade could severely impact Western Australia's sheepmeat and wool supply chain.

The authors of a report commissioned by the government into the live sheep by sea export ban suggested an orderly transition could take a dozen years - the industry was given just four.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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