WA shipbuilders are still waiting for Malcolm Turnbull to deliver on the $100 million infrastructure commitment for Henderson that he made over 14 months ago.
The revelations on 60 Minutes last night are the latest in a long saga that shows the live export industry is fundamentally rotten. It is a bitter irony that the ship involved is actually in Fremantle at the moment, and that Emmanuel Exporters has not faced a single penalty for a sequence of failures that caused thousands of sheep to be cooked alive and die in their own ordure.
This week the Turnbull Government has quietly performed the largest act of marine vandalism in Australia’s history. Minister Frydenberg has ignored both the science and the overwhelming public input on this issue to tear great holes in the fabric of Labor’s national marine protection network.