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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.
 

Poultry Code

Monday 15 January 2018

I’ve received hundreds of emails supporting much tighter rules for the draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry. I continue to oppose cruel battery cage farming with questions, petitions and statements in Parliament, information HERE. My most recent questions pushed for public consultation on reform, so it is good to see this occurring. My questions are HERE.

Vested industry interests dominate the code process and successive ministers have not focussed on animal welfare or sustainability. I encourage you to make a submission and to encourage others to also speak out. RSPCA HERE and Animals Australia HERE have online forms to make it easy to have your say.