AMIEU Occupational Health & Safety In The Meat Industry Web site established by AMIEU for Meat Workers
AMIEU Queensland Branch Industrial Officer, Mr Lee Norris, recently attended the studios of ABC Radio to take part in a discussion regarding Live Export and its impact on the Australian meat processing industry. To listen click on the below link: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/australiatalks/stories/2010/2816617.htm
Tony Mooney, Labor candidate for the federal seat of Herbert, walks a day in the life of a meatworker.
ALMOST 300 cattle that perished on a live-export voyage from Fremantle to Egypt suffered a slow, cruel death, a Federal Government inquiry has found. During 22 days at sea about 7400 cattle on the lower decks of Wellard Rural Export’s MV Ocean Shearer were “panting and gasping” for air and suffering from heat stress while… Continue reading Inquiry reveals cattle cruelty at sea
On Monday 30 May 2011, Four Corners aired shocking footage of the torture that Australian bred animals are suffering following their live export to Indonesia. GetUp! Action for Australia will be presenting a petition at Parliament House to Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig: “We call on you to immediately halt the… Continue reading Live export investigation
On Thursday, 9 June 2011, the Chairman of MLA, Don Heatley made several public comments denying that MLA had any prior knowledge of the horrific practices aired on the Four Corners program “A Bloody Business”. Mr. Heatley said: “If there was complete and utter knowledge of the brutality, the grotesque brutality that we saw recently,… Continue reading MLA knew about Indonesian horrors in May 2010
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The horror of the live export trade has once again been exposed due to the hard work and dedication of the team at Animals Australia. Animals Australia investigators have video evidence of sheep and cattle being slaughtered in breach of international guidelines. In the last 18 months around half a million head of Australian livestock… Continue reading Animals Australia investigation – Turkey