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Canada Goose Parka breaking newsScathing live buy canada goose jacket export review prompts changeAgriculture Minister David Littleproud has announced an independent inspector general will oversee Australia’s live animal export industry. Canada Goose Parka

canada goose clearance sale Agriculture Minister David Littleproud on Wednesday released a long awaited review of the culture, capability and investigative capacity of his canadian goose jacket department conducted canada goose black friday sale by public sector integrity expert Philip Moss. canada goose clearance sale

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The department animal welfare branch, which was scrapped by former agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce in 2013, will be reinstated.

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canadian goose jacket “We always been reactionary around live trade, governments of all persuasion, and canada goose uk shop now we canada goose coats being proactive,” Mr Littleproud told canada goose store reporters in NSW. canadian goose jacket

The Moss review found the skills, resources and technology uk canada goose outlet for effective regulation were lacking, with canada goose coats on sale concerns the department dual roles in promoting uk canada goose the trade and policing it could be contradictory.

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canada goose store “To be candid, I disappointed that we have a culture within the department where there are people canada goose uk outlet who feel they are canada goose clearance sale too scared to come forward and report incidents,” Mr Littleproud said. canada goose store

In response, the department will implement a system ensuring any issues and concerns raised by staff are addressed in a transparent and timely manner.

canada goose coats In April, footage of 2400 sheep dying on voyages to the Middle East during a shipment in August 2017 emerged, prompting Mr Littleproud to initiate a range of reviews. canada goose coats

Earlier in the year the government announced independent observers would be on each sheep vessel to the Middle East and stocking densities reduced by 28 per cent.

Despite the government and the Agriculture Department accepting all 31 Canada Goose Parka of the Moss review Canada Goose Outlet recommendations, Labor is standing firm on pushing for a five year phase out Canada Goose Jackets off sheep exports.

buy canada goose jacket The National Farmers Federation and Australian Livestock Exporters Council believe the new measures will put the industry back on track to being sustainable and humane. buy canada goose jacket

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