Respectful rally to champion regional Western Australia

Published Jun 14, 2024

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Over 2000 supporters of the Western Australian sheep industry are expected to gather at the Muresk Institute for the Keep The Sheep campaign, protesting the Federal Labor government's plan to phase out live sheep exports by sea. Organizers Ben Sutherland and Paul Brown stress the need for respectful and non-confrontational behavior, particularly when addressing the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture. The event will include a sausage sizzle fundraiser and a WA Police presence to ensure order. The inquiry committee has received over 8000 submissions, with 126 available on their webpage.
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More than 2000 supporters of the Western Australian sheep industry are expected to converge at the Muresk Institute today, where organisers aim to maintain and continue the peaceful, respectful theme of the Keep The Sheep campaign. Livestock & Rural Transport Association vice president and Keep The Sheep organiser Ben Sutherland, said the convoy through Perth was successful because it was an honest representation of the rural communities of WA that are the most affected by the implementation of the Federal Labor governments live sheep export by sea phase-out plan. He said the way in which participants and supporters previously conducted themselves is exactly the attitude and behaviour they should maintain, especially if or when addressing the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture as a witness at the inquiry, into the Export Control Amendment (Ending Live Sheep Exports by Sea) Bill 2024, hearing proceedings. "We really need everyone to be courteous and we ...
Source: Farmweekly
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