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Public consultation for the draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry has closed.

This public consultation was coordinated by Animal Health Australia, which sought views from all people and organisations interested in the welfare of poultry about how well the:

  • draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry will ensure the welfare of poultry
  • associated Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) demonstrates the need for standards, and identifies alternative options, key costs and benefits for poultry producers, government and the wider community.

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The independent consultant’s report and the major submissions are now available online

Further information on reporting animal cruelty is available.


Rick Bryant