25 February 2014
Greens call on all state govts to follow ACT farm animal protection law
The ACT historic law that bans battery cages for egg production and the use of sow stalls and gestation crates for pigs should be adopted by all state governments, Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said today.
Senator Rhiannon said “The passing of the ACT Greens Animal Welfare (Factory Farming) Bill is momentous. This is a great day for farm animals and provides a model for other jurisdictions.