Live sheep trade remains in limbo as new markets negotiated

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Updated February 26 2024 - 7:45am, first published 7:00am
Labor's phase-out of the live sheep by sea trade comes as the industry opens, renews, and expands markets. Picture by Australian Livestock Exporters Council.
Labor's phase-out of the live sheep by sea trade comes as the industry opens, renews, and expands markets. Picture by Australian Livestock Exporters Council.

Ashley James left a short meeting with Agriculture Minister Murray Watt last week frustrated at not hearing the bad news of when his industry would be shut down.

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Jason Gregory

National Rural Affairs Writer

National rural affairs writer for ACM's agricultural print and digital publications, covering federal politics, agri-politics and life in the regions. 2023 National Rural Press Club award winner. Send story tips to jason.gregory@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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