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Australians support a legislated end date for the live sheep export trade

A Parliamentary e-petition that called for a legislated end date to live sheep export, and that was initiated by the RSPCA, has received almost 44,000 signatures, making it the fifth largest e-petition in the 47th Parliament. Richard Mussell, RSPCA Australia’s CEO said the petition showed there was overwhelming community support […]

HECS debt forgiveness needed to aid industry

Rural veterinary business Apiam is calling for HECS forgiveness to ease pressure on workforce shortages. Apiam Managing Director Chris Richards told The Veterinarian that it is time the government took rural veterinary workforce shortages as seriously as those in health and teaching. “The rural veterinary workforce shortages are not going […]