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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Live export campaign FAQs

Animals Australia receives many enquiries regarding our live export campaign. Below we have compiled some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

  • Why is live export cruel?
  • What's the alternative to live export?
  • How many animals does Australia export live?
  • What kind of animals does Australia export live?
  • How long has Australia exported live animals?
  • Where are the animals exported?
  • What regulations are supposed to cover Australian animals who are exported for slaughter? (ESCAS)
  • Are live export regulations sufficient to protect animals?
  • Are animals being stunned prior to slaughter in importing countries?
  • Is halal slaughter the problem?
  • Does non-stun slaughter still happen in Australia?
  • Do we export halal-accredited meat to countries to which we also export live animals?
  • Is it true that Australian farmers and the economy depend on live export?
  • What about the people who currently rely on the live trade for their income?
  • Are there enough abattoirs to slaughter animals in Australia?
  • But the countries we export to don’t have refrigeration, do they?
  • If we stop exporting animals, won't they just import them from other countries with lower welfare standards?
  • Isn't Australia the only country that currently invests money in the welfare of exported animals? Don't we need to be involved in the trade to make a positive difference?
  • What is happening from a legislative perspective? What has happened with Bills introduced to Parliament to end live export?
  • How can I find out more about the Government's live export regulations, and current investigations into breaches?
  • What about the animals that Australia exports for breeding purposes?
  • What has been happening in Indonesia since Four Corners in 2011?
  • Is it true that New Zealand has banned live export?
  • Does Animals Australia just want everyone to be vegetarian?
  • Where do the major Australian political parties stand on the issue of live export?
  • How can I contact my local Federal MP and Senators?
  • How can I support Animals Australia's work?
  • Where can I find more information?

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