NSW and SA shearers escape potential court action, but wool industry warned

ANIMAL cruelty allegations against South Australian and New South Wales shearers implicated in a PETA video expose three years ago are unlikely to be tested in court. However, PETA Australia’s associate director of campaigns Ashley Fruno has warned the wool industry should consider itself on notice and wise to conduct shearing as if always under scrutiny. Mr Fruno said the timeframes during which charges could have been brought in New South Wales and South Australia have expired, although extensive evidence was sent to the authorities within the required time. “PETA US provided information including identifying details obtained by the investigators…

Source: Sheep Central
NSW and SA shearers escape potential court action, but wool industry warned