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Live sheep export phase-out: Independent panel headed to Kondinin, Lake Grace and Darkan June 21-22

Daniel RooneyNarrogin Observer
Panel chair Phillip Glyde speaks at the Narrogin live export public forum in April.
Camera IconPanel chair Phillip Glyde speaks at the Narrogin live export public forum in April. Credit: Cally Dupe/Countryman

Public forums regarding the live sheep export by sea phase-out will return to the Wheatbelt this week with meetings scheduled to take place in Kondinin, Lake Grace and Darkan.

The forums will begin in Geraldton on June 19 and conclude on June 23 at Technology Park in Perth.

The four-member independent panel chaired by Phillip Glyde includes former Federal minister Warren Snowdon, farmer Sue Middleton and TrackSAFE Foundation executive director Heather Neil.

The Kondinin forum will be held at the Kondinin Town Hall on Wednesday, June 21 from 10-11.45am.

The panel will then travel to Lake Grace where it will deliver a forum at the Bishop Street Sports Pavilion between 3-4.45pm.

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On Thursday, June 22 the panel will beat the Darkan Town Hall between 10-11.45am before concluding the week-long regional tour in Perth on Friday.

The forums follow on from community information sessions held in April and the close of the phase-out’s public consultation period on May 31.

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