Live Export

World Cup revives Australia’s live sheep prospects in Qatar

SOCCER’S World Cup tournament in Qatar has been as inspiring for the Socceroos as it has been for Australian live sheep exports into the country…Read More

Terry Sim, December 7, 2022

Search is on for Livestock Exporter Young Achiever of the Year

THE Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council has opened nominations for the Livestock Exporter Young Achiever Award, supported by Nutrien Ag Solutions…Read More

Sheep Central, September 9, 2022

WAFarmers backs ALEC, SPA on northern summer export review

WAFarmers has affirmed its support for the Australian Live Export Council (ALEC) and endorses Sheep Producers Australia (SPA) positions on the continued monitoring and review of Northern Summer Prohibition periods…Read More

Sheep Central, January 28, 2022

Review finds live export permit system is inefficient

A REVIEW of the Federal Department of Agriculture’s system for issuing livestock export permits and health certificates has identified several concerns with its processes, including its reliance on outdated IT systems…Read More

James Nason, November 29, 2021

Kari is the Livestock Exporter Young Achiever of the Year

AUSTREX animal welfare assurance manager Kari Moffat has won the 2021 Livestock Exporter Young Achiever of the Year Award…Read More

Sheep Central, November 10, 2021

DAWE investigating new reports of alleged ESCAS non-complaince in UAE

A second complaint in the space of a week involving Australian sheep and allegations of non-compliance of Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System requirements (ESCAS) in the Middle East is being investigated by the Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment…Read More

Terry Sim, August 4, 2021

Australia backs livestock exports despite NZ sea shipment ban plan

AUSTRALIA’S Government and exporters have backed continuing live sheep and cattle exports despite a New Zealand plan to end all livestock shipments by sea by 2023 being applauded by the RSPCA…Read More

Terry Sim, April 14, 2021

Modern-day ‘Suez Crisis’ disrupts world trade and sheep exports

THE six-day blockage of the Suez Canal by the MV Ever Given is expected to put pressure on bulk and container sea freight, and live sheep supplies to the Middle East, as shipping lines factor in wait times for some vessels and lengthened routes for others…Read More

Sheep Central, March 30, 2021

Updated livestock export standards take effect 

The Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL) version 3.0 came into effect yesterday, 1 November 2020 and apply to all consignments of livestock that leave Australia on or after that date…Read More

Guest Author, November 4, 2020

2020 Young Livestock Exporter Achiever of the Year

HALLEEN Australasian Livestock Traders ESCAS manager Patrick Coole has been named the 2020 Young Livestock Exporter Achiever of the Year…Read More

Sheep Central, November 4, 2020

Livestock vessel lost with 43 crew and 5867 cattle

A LIVESTOCK vessel carrying 43 crew members, believed to include two Australians, and almost 6000 cattle from New Zealand has disappeared in the East China Sea near Japan after issuing a distress signal during Typhoon Maysak early yesterday morning…Read More

James Nason, September 3, 2020

Cropping identified as an ongoing risk to WA sheep meat production

THERE is a risk of a continued move away from wool and sheep meat production towards cropping in Western Australia, leading industry analyst Mecardo has found…Read More

Sheep Central, August 26, 2020

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