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Blog post from Thursday, 12 March, 2015

Animal welfare laws have been in the media lately with the scandal involving live baiting within the greyhound racing industry. The story aired on the ABC’s Four Corners program ’Making a Killing’.

Here are two articles from the Conversation which look at the effect of animal welfare laws:

Animal welfare laws need more bite to stamp out live baiting
Australia’s new bill to protect animals will do anything but

For more background information on the laws regulating animal welfare in NSW see Hot Topics 74: Animal law