ASEL review stage 2 – issues paper

​Stage 2 of the review began in August 2018 with the release of an:

  • issues paper
  • endorsed reformatted standards for further public consultation.

In the issues paper, the Technical Advisory Committee posed a series of questions on key issues identified in stage 1 of the review.

Submissions were sought between 23 August and 19 September 2018.

The committee received 41 submissions from individuals, businesses, industry, animal welfare organisations and government departments.

Read the issues paper, reformatted standards and non-confidential submissions.

Issues paper and reformatted standard



File size

Stage 2 – Issues Paper PDF


2.3 MB

Stage 2 – Issues Paper DOCX


2.8 MB

Stage 2 – Endorsed reformatted standards PDF643.3 MB
Stage 2 – Endorsed reformatted standards DOCX642.8 MB

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Submissions received stage 2 – issues paper

Note: Published submissions may not meet Australian Government accessibility guidelines as they have not been prepared by the department.

Document PagesFile size
Adrian Baker PDF5116 KB
Agforce Queensland PDF5792 KB
Agriculture Victoria PDF15296 KB
Animals Australia PDF29780 KB
Anonymous 1 PDF144 KB
Anonymous 2 PDF180 KB
Anonymous 3 PDF2108 KB
Anonymous 4 PDF140 KB
Australian Ethical Investment PDF5396 KB
Australian Livestock and Rural Transporters Association (ALRTA) PDF8252 KB
Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council (ALEC) PDF1022.5 MB
Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) PDF461.5 MB
Cattle Council of Australia PDF10324 KB
Consolidated Pastoral Company PDF17244 KB
Ecana International PDF3492 KB
Group of Australian Government Accredited Veterinarians PDF561.1 MB
Harmony Agriculutre and Food PDF160 KB
Harvey Benton PDF144 KB
Jan Kendall PDF4116 KB
LiveCorp PDF441.4 MB
LiveCorp supplementary submission PDF81.2 MB
NSW Farmers’ Association PDF6516 KB
Northern Territory Cattleman’s Association PDF1186 KB
Pastoralists and Graziers Association of Western Australia PDF3212 KB
PETA Australia PDF248 KB
RSPCA Australia PDF17896 KB
Sentient PDF171.1 MB
Sheep Producers Australia PDF4292 KB
The Hon Mark Furner MP PDF168 KB
The Hon Rick Mazza MLC PDF180 KB
Townsville Against Live Export (TALE) PDF3152 KB
Vets Against Live Export (VALE PDF12124 KB
Western Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development PDF35992 KB
WAFarmers PDF584 KB
Western Australian Livestock Exporters’ Association PDF1628 KB
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