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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

It might be legal but will Council refuse to renew rodeo lease on ethical grounds

ABC News reports "A new RSPCA study looking at distress levels in calves put through the rodeo event has confirmed earlier findings that the practice is highly stressful and injurious to calves". RSPCA renews calls for calf roping ban after new study confirms high levels of animal distress This study will add further pressure to Eurobodalla Councillors who are set to vote on the continued approvals of the Moruya Showgrounds, that are under their care and control, for the purpose of rodeo.

In accordance with Section 47 of the Local Government Act 1993 notice is given of Council’s proposed intention to grant a licence for rodeo events, including a five-year licence to Rodeo Association of Moruya within Lot 1 DP 1141031 Crown Reserve 580020, Moruya Showground.

Written submissions regarding this proposal will be received by Council up to 10am on Tuesday 31 January 2023.


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