Western Australia

Apr 14, 2011

Enough porkies: when will the stalling in WA be over?

There's a dirty fight in Western Australia over pigs. And some pollies are telling porkies. Journalist Kayt Davies reports from state parliament on the fight to ban sow stalls.

There’s a dirty fight in Western Australia over pigs, that has pollies accusing industry groups of telling porkies.

Greens WA MLC Lynn MacLaren used a rarely wielded parliamentary power last week to expose the hollowness of an industry promise to ban sow stalls — a factory farming practice that consumers and retailers are clearly not happy with.

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