Live Export

Livecorp live sheep export dehumidification trial data under scrutiny

DATA captured during a $2.2 million dehumidification trial on a livestock export vessel is now being analysed, Livecorp said last week…Read More

Terry Sim, July 15, 2019

Former live sheep exporter is closing its South Australian office

DISGRACED former live sheep exporter Emanuel Exports has decided to close the eastern states offices of its subsidiary EMS Rural Exports…Read More

Terry Sim, July 10, 2019

Livestock export industry conference heads to Townsville

In a time of change and re-calibration for the livestock export industry, around 400 delegates are expected to attend the sector’s national conference in Townsville in October…Read More

Sheep Central, June 12, 2019

Wellard issues debt restructure update, Balazarini ceases director role

The Board of publicly listed livestock shipping company Wellard Limited has advised the ASX today it is considering options to restructure its balance sheet, including the possible sale of a vessel, after the end of a standstill period triggered increased debt repayment commitments…Read More

Sheep Central, June 11, 2019

Mauro Balzarini’s era at helm of live exporter Wellard ends

A BRIEF technical announcement to the Australian Stock Exchange today effectively closed the chapter on Mauro Balzarini’s era of operational control of one Australia’s largest livestock exporting businesses, Wellard Limited…Read More

James Nason, June 3, 2019

May live sheep shipments crucial to Middle East trade

AUSTRALIA’S last live sheep vessel to depart for the Middle East before a three-month Northern Summer prohibition has been approved and is on its way Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates…Read More

Terry Sim, May 27, 2019

Approval expected for last live sheep shipment before 3-month ban

AUSTRALIA’S live export regulator is expected to approve the last live sheep shipment to the Middle East before a three-month prohibition despite a ‘last-minute’ submission by animal rights group Animals Australia to halt it…Read More

Terry Sim, May 24, 2019

Live sheep trade to continue reform after Coalition election win

THE Coalition Government’s federal election win has been met with relief, but not complacency, by supporters of Australia’s live sheep export trade…Read More

Terry Sim, May 20, 2019

Long-haul animal shipment risks too high, says animal welfare professor

LONG-HAUL live export of sheep and cattle represents too high a risk to the animals’ welfare and should not be conducted, a leading world animal welfare expert has claimed…Read More

Sheep Central, May 17, 2019

Live sheep vessel tours and research aim to help save trade

AUSTRALIA’s live sheep trade has continued its battle to regain community trust this week with an organised tour of the vessel the Al Messilah in Fremantle this week…Read More

Terry Sim, May 10, 2019

WA farmers contest live sheep export ban as NFF hedges bets

WESTERN Australian farmers have again rejected the Australian Labor Party’s plan to ban the northern summer live sheep export trade if elected in the May 18 Federal Election…Read More

Sheep Central, May 1, 2019

Live exporters will continue reform agenda under a Labor Government

AUSTRALIA’S peak live animal exporter body will continue the sector’s reform agenda even if a proposed phase-out of sheep exports gains political momentum after next month’s Federal Election…Read More

Terry Sim, April 12, 2019

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