With another LSS live export ship, Bader111, due to be docked in the Port today, the unlikely pairing of The Greens and The Meatworkers Union (AMIEU) have joined forces in a call for an exit plan for live exports that would create a boom for SA jobs in the local meat processing industry.
SA Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson, Tammy Franks MLC, has labelled the plan for an independent inspector for live exports as ‘a plea bargain that is far too little and far too late’, again calling for a ban on the trade, including an urgent exit plan to end this animal cruelty and a boost for local meat processing jobs.
The SA Greens today called on the Marshall Government to make a firm commitment to enforce the law when it comes to the cruelty of the live export trade.
Following yet another shocking televised exposé about live animal export last night, Greens Animal Welfare Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC again says it’s time to turn our outrage into action.
The Greens have called for emergency service announcements to be translated into Auslan (Australian Sign Language), ensuring they are fully accessible for deaf and hard of hearing South Australians.
The SA Best lower house candidate most likely to be elected, Tom Antonio in Giles, has yesterday strongly contradicted SA Best claims of standing with the region’s communities against a nuclear waste dump, while being interviewed on ABC North and West Radio.*
The Greens have today come out in support of the challenge from AnglicareSA and Uniting Communities for a new approach in SA to resolve the child protection crisis.
The Greens have challenged all parties contesting next month’s South Australian election to commit to Industrial Manslaughter legislation, following a recent workplace death at the construction site of a new power farm near Port Augusta.