Animal Welfare

ANIMAL WELFARE — GREYHOUND RACING INDUSTRY

2886. Hon Alison Xamon to the minister representing the Minister for Racing and Gaming:

I refer to the proposed dedicated racing infrastructure fund, to be established with approximately 35 percent of the proceeds of the sale of the TAB, and I ask:

(a)  what proportion of the sale of the TAB funds will be dedicated to the greyhound racing industry;

(b)  how much, if any, of the funds from the ongoing point of consumption tax will be dedicated to greyhound welfare; and

ANIMAL WELFARE ACT — BREACHES

2885. Hon Alison Xamon to the Minister for Agriculture and Food:

I refer to the revelations of animal abuse on Western Australian cattle farms exposed in a December 2019 broadcast and the Minister’s commitment to fast track regulation to make it an offence to de-horn six month old cattle and older without painkillers, and I ask:

(a)  can the Minister please advise the current status of these proposed regulations; and

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