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Review of ASEL Scoping study

Project start date: 01 August 2012
Project end date: 05 August 2014
Publication date: 01 May 2014
Livestock species: Sheep, Goat, Lamb, Grassfed cattle, Grainfed cattle
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This report provides a review of the current ASEL and regulatory framework with a particular focuson preparation of sheep for export from southern ports in the Australian winter months. It alsoincorporates assessment of government reports from investigations of reportable mortality eventssince 2006. The report makes recommendations concerning areas where the current standards maybe changed to improve clarity and purpose and suggestions where further research may beimplemented to both identify risk mitigation strategies for major risks and inform further refinement ofstandards.

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Project manager: Sharon Dundon
Primary researcher: VRS Pty Ltd