The NFF supports a nationally consistent approach to animal welfare regulation, underpinned by the animal welfare standards and guidelines process. Language in the draft regulations should be amended to be consistent with the livestock welfare standards and guidelines and Australian Animal Standards for Sheep.
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Submission to Independent review of the EPBC Act interim report.
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NSW Inquiry into the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Amendment (Restrictions on Stock Animal Procedures) Bill 2019
The NFF believe the bill does not recognise the established standards and guidelines process, and proposes to ban mulesing in NSW by 1 January 2022, and to mandate the use of pain relief for a range of livestock...
While the NFF is a strong advocate for agricultural trade between countries, this trade must be managed so as not to put at risk our favourable pest and disease status, which is vital for farming, for the wider...