The Commonwealth Senate's Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee opened an inquiry and public hearings relating to the 'Definitions of Meat and Other Animal Products' .Read more
Feeding of mammalian animal products to pigs is a major transmission pathway for emergency animal diseases (EAD), including African swine fever (ASF) and foot and mouth disease (FMD). As the peak industry body for livestock in South Australia, Livestock SA supports measures that reduce and mitigate the risk of EAD, particularly FMD, establishing in AustraliaRead more
Livestock SA believes that there is a need to address the real concerns surrounding product labelling that will enable the growth of all protein-based sectors and the Australian agricultural industry. Consumers must be properly informed about what they are buying. This means accurate and honest product labelling, particularly when plant-based producers are using comparative advertising for their plant-based products and make claims that they have the same health or protein benefits over red meat.Read more
Livestock SA welcomes this review into the Native Vegetation Act 1991 and strongly encourages the Natural Resources Committee to seek agreement from the Government to open the Act and Regulations with the intent of modernising the legislation and developing regional management of native vegetation based on integrated natural resource management principles.Read more
Livestock SA supports the submission made by Grain Producers South Australia (GPSA) to the Select Committee on Land Access on the matter of cultivated cropping land and the interaction between producers and mining companies.Read more
Livestock SA appreciates the opportunity to provide comment on the development of the State Bushfire Management Plan 2021 ‐2025. Overtime there have been many bushfire reports, enquiries, and plans. We implore that this current review is actioned.
Livestock SA supports Wool Producer Australia’s submission to AWEX’s Review of the National Wool Declaration. In particular, Livestock SA would like ‘Ceased Mulesing’ to be removed from the NWD form, as this category is no longer relevant. Removing ‘Ceased mulesing’ will make the NWD form more straight-forward and user friendly and it would mean only three categories would be listed on the NWD, Non mulesed, Mulesed with pain relied and Mulesed.Read more