Live sheep exports by sea will be banned from 2028, raising the ire of angry farmers who say their livelihoods will be ruined.

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A contentious ban on live sheep exports is set for a Senate showdown after laws ending the practice passed the lower house.
The Australian Parliament’s Agriculture Committee has given its stamp of approval for legislation to end live sheep export by sea.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been accused of continuing his government’s detachment from agriculture and displaying a galli...
A contentious ban on live sheep exports is set for a Senate showdown after laws ending the practice passed the lower house.
The Australian Parliament’s Agriculture Committee has given its stamp of approval for legislation to end live sheep export by sea.
Prime Minister Albanese faces backlash for his insensitive remarks on the sheep industry, drawing criticism for dismissing public support and lacking empathy for farmers in Western Australia.
New Zealand has ended a plan to put a price on agricultural emissions including methane produced by burping sheep and cattle, relenting to farmer pressure that it would make their business unprofitable.
A controversial ban on the live export of sheep by sea has been slammed as destroying the livelihoods of thousands of farmers.
The export of live sheep by sea from Australia will be banned from May 2028, enraging farmers and peak agricultural groups describing the four-year timeline as a "slap in the face" that would have dire outcomes.
The NSW Government has announced funding to make $1 electronic identification (eID) tags available to NSW sheep and goat farmers. 
A report and submissions about the experience of WA farmers were knocked back from being tabled in Parliament today as debate about the live export ban continues.
MV Bahijah has been approved to travel to Israel via the Cape of Good Hope, avoiding the treacherous Red Sea.

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