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Alex is committed to government transparency and accountability; protecting the natural and urban environments, open space and Sydney’s unique heritage; retaining inner city social and affordable housing; the humane treatment of animals; improving transport options; and fairness and equality for the LGBTI communities.

Biosecurity Risks

Monday 14 September 2015

During debate on the Biosecurity Bill, I put on record community concern about new provisions that could criminalise whistleblowers and activists who expose animal cruelty in factory farming. Animal cruelty campaigners exposed the gruesome live export industry, caught workers pushing sick animals with bulldozers, and forced some real changes to improve animal welfare and ensure that consumers know what they are buying. This is often the only way we know about widespread animal abuse in our food production system.
You can read my speech HERE
You can support the case for reform to stop animal cruelty by downloading and collecting signatures on one my animal welfare petitions HERE

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