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Former senator to review livestock standards

Australian Livestock Exporters Council (ALEC) is welcoming veterinarian Chris Back’s appointment as the independent chair of the Technical Advisory Committee which will review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL). ASEL is mandated by the Federal Government and regulates the handling of animals in Australia’s livestock export supply […]

Tenancy reforms receive a warm vet welcome

The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) welcomed the Victorian Government’s recent announcement that it will make renting fairer, ending discrimination against renters with pets. Paula Parker, president of the AVA, said the body had been contributed to the Government’s review, and had advocated for more pet-friendly accommodation. “There needs to be […]