Transport of livestock within Australia

Transport of livestock within Australia

August 1991

© Commonwealth of Australia 1989
ISBN 0 642 16605 6

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Opening Pages (PDF xxKB)
List of Abbreviations
Recommendations and Major Conclusions
Preface
Introduction
     Legislative Framework
     Four Fundamental Considerations
 
Chapter 1 - Road Transport - The Regulatory Framework (PDF xxKB)
lntroduction
Role of the Commonwealth Government
Role of State and Territory Governments
National Perspective
Uniform Approach - Model Codes of Practice for the Road Transport of Livestock
     Views on the Code
     Availability and Distribution of the Code
Status of the Model Code of Practice
Enforcement of State Legislation
Endnotes
 
Chapter 2 - Road Transport - Specific Animal Welfare Concerns (PDF xxKB)
Introduction
Transport of Horses in Double-Decked
Vehicles
Use of Electric Prods During Loading and Unloading
Duration of Journeys
Livestock Vehicle Accidents
Standards for Transport Vehicles, Ramps and Yards
Loading Densities
Endnotes
 
Chapter 3 - Road Transport - Volume Loading of Livestock (PDF xxKB)
lntroduction
Background
Volume Loading in Queensland
Inter-State Commission Report
Volume Loading and Animal Welfare
Committee's View - Optimum Density
Loading
Associated Issues
     Provision of Pens
     Overloading
Endnotes
 
Chapter 4 - Road Transport - Training, Licensing and Accreditation (PDF xxKB)
Introduction
The Need for Education and Training
Training Programs and Licensing
Accreditation
Endnotes
 
Chapter 5 - Rail Transport (PDF xxKB)
Model Code of Practice
General Decline in Rail Transport
Views on the Transport of Livestock by Rail
Current Rail Services for Livestock
Alice Springs to Adelaide
Queensland Rail Services
Conclusion
Endnotes
 
Chapter 6 - Sea Transport (PDF xxKB)
Commonwealth Legislation
Model Code of Practice
Operational Matters
Endnotes
 
Appendices (PDF xxKB)
Appendix 1 Former Members of the Committee
Appendix 2 Individuals and Organisations that provided the Committee with Submissions
Appendix 3 Witnesses who appeared before the Committee
Appendix 4 Model Code of Practice for the Welfare of Animals - 3. Road Transport of Livestock

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