In June 2011 the Australian government suspended live cattle trade with Indonesia. This was in response to the public outcry following a Four Corners report documenting the cruel treatment of cattle in Indonesian abattoirs. The trade resumed in August after assurances that abattoirs used for slaughtering Australian cattle would meet international standards.


Dean Alston,

Australian Cow

Matthew Martin, The Sydney Morning Herald,

Boat Cows

Jon Kudelka, The Mercury,

For Your Safety

Pat Campbell, The Canberra Times,

Mooving Forward

Brett Lethbridge, The Courier-Mail,