Thank you for seeking my views about live exports.
I believe all animals should be treated humanely and it’s the responsibility of all governments, state and federal, that this is done.
My position on the mistreatment of animals will never change.
If we want to maintain the highest standards of animal welfare, then industry and the Morrison Government, as the regulator, need to remain vigilant and be guided by the best available science.
It is always distressing to learn about potential breaches of animal welfare. That is why Labor wrote to the Agriculture Minister, seeking assurance that standards are being upheld.
Labor expects the Morrison Government to do everything it can to ensure compliance with animal welfare standards.
I appreciate you taking the time to let me know your views.
You may also wish to write to the responsible Minister, the Hon David Littleproud at [email protected]