Keep the Sheep campaign in Australia

Published Jun 13, 2024

Tridge summary

The Keep the Sheep campaign has written an open letter to WA Agriculture and Food Minister Jackie Jarvis, expressing gratitude for her support of the WA sheep industry and her opposition to the Federal government's ban on live export of sheep by sea. The campaign has invited Jarvis to address the House Standing Committee on Agriculture inquiry at the Muresk Institute and to join the WA agricultural industry in showing opposition to the proposed legislation. The campaign has received over 45,000 signatures, making it the biggest petition on this issue, and is concerned about the potential impact of the ban on the WA sheep flock numbers, regional jobs, and economy.
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An open letter to WA Agriculture and Food Minister Jackie Jarvis. On behalf of the Keep the Sheep campaign, we have really appreciated your continued support for the WA sheep industry and your strong opposition to the Federal government's decision to ban live export of sheep by sea. It was excellent that you were able to provide a statement to be read out at the historic truck rally in Perth and it was very well received by attendees. The Keep the Sheep campaign team would like to strongly encourage you to address the House Standing Committee on Agriculture inquiry at the Muresk Institute this Friday, June 14. The WA agricultural industry will be attending in mass numbers once again to show our strong opposition to this proposed legislation. We would also like to invite you to speak to those gathered at the hearing. We would genuinely appreciate the opportunity to stand beside you as you take up this fight to Canberra. We appreciate you are in a difficult position, but we have ...
Source: Farmweekly
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