Live sheep ban could cause up to $128 million economic hit to WA region

Victoria Nugent
November 28 2023 - 6:00am
NEWROC chair Melanie Brown and executive officer Caroline Robinson.
NEWROC chair Melanie Brown and executive officer Caroline Robinson.

The planned phase out of the live sheep trade would cause an economic hit to Western Australia's North Eastern Wheatbelt Region ranging from $39 million to $128 million over 20 years.

Victoria Nugent

Victoria Nugent

National sheep and wool writer

National sheep and wool writer for ACM's agricultural publications. Former livestock editor for Queensland Country Life. Send your story tips to vnugent@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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