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Two MPs speak out on live export outrage: Kelvin Thomson, Jill Hall.

On October 23, 2014, Jill Hall, MP, Federal Member for Shortland, and Kelvin Thomson MP, Federal Member for Wills, voiced their outrage at the sickening cruelty to Australian animals in Gaza, Jordan and Kuwait could have been avoided if the Agriculture Department had acted on the massive catalogue of evidence they've been presented with over the past year.

Christmas revelations

It’s that carol time of year, they’re playing in my head

I hear their joyful melodies from daybreak until bed,

The truth about live export

"Australian Governments (Federal, Territory and State), journalists and cattlemen's associations are attempting to cloud facts about Australia's live export trade, known for at least 18 years: Indonesian halal is intended to inflict pain, employing a slow sawing motion to cut throats, rather than the less-than-a-second two-motion movement used by Australian professionals. Moreover, halal knives are invariably blunt. Even if animal rights were legislated in Indonesia, the Indonesian Government is simply too corrupt to maintain regulatory controls." (Tony Ryan)

See also: Bring Back the Music - the demise of Oz bands of 22 Oct 08 also by Tony Ryan

Very significant gains made against live sheep-trade cruelty in Middle East

Good news for a change! An Australian animal activist has gained whole-hearted support from Princess Alia of Jordan to reform practices there which we initiate here.ABC video report.

Live exports - a litany of disasters

The continuing loss of tens of thousands of animals every year in horrific circumstances confirm one of the conclusions reached in two major inquiries into the trade - that the trade by its very nature had animal welfare implications. The incidents listed in this article demonstrate that the trade can never be made humane.

This article also published on WebDiary with the permission of Animals Australia.
See also: Why Australia's trade in live animal exports is world's WORST practice of 18 Jun 08, Live Exports – Another 36,408 animals dead on ships yet the trade goes on of 28 Aug 08 on WebDiary.

Why Australia's trade in live animal exports is world's WORST practice

The live export industry claims to have the highest standards in the world. Let's see how that stacks up.

See also: Live exports - a litany of disasters of 1 Sep 08 by Jenny Hume on WebDiary.

Live Animal Exports Links

Links to sites concerned with live animal exports

Live Export Shame at

Live exports - a litany of disasters of 1 Sep 08 by Jenny Hume on WebDiary

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