‘Gut punch’: Farmers frustrated with uncertainty over future of live exports #Gut #punch #Farmers #frustrated #uncertainty #future #live #exports #englishheadline


Farmers in Western Australia are frustrated with the uncertainty over the future of live exports.

As revealed in the budget, the decision to appoint a panel to lead the phase-out of live sheep exports will cost taxpayers $5.6 million.

“It is truly a gut punch to have it feel like the government has said ‘you don’t know how to do your job’,” fourth-generation farmer Emily Stretch told Englishheadline Australia.

“I absolutely know how to do my job, I know how to raise animals and I know how to keep them healthy and fit and happy.”

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