Murray Watt stands by live sheep ban timeline

Victoria Nugent
May 24 2024 - 6:00am
Murray Watt in Toowoomba for the Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Picture: Victoria Nugent
Murray Watt in Toowoomba for the Sustainable Agriculture Summit. Picture: Victoria Nugent

Agriculture minister Murray Watt has stood by the four-year timeline for Australia to stopping exporting live sheep despite industry concerns that onshore processing capacity and alternative markets won't be sufficiently developed by mid-2028.

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 vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Get the latest QLD news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.