• Short Summary

    The Australian government's decision to lift a 41-year-old ban on the export of merino rams has met with stiff opposition from the Australian trade union movement -- they think the lifting of the ban was unwise and should have been debated in Parliament.

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    The Australian government's decision to lift a 41-year-old ban on the export of merino rams has met with stiff opposition from the Australian trade union movement -- they think the lifting of the ban was unwise and should have been debated in Parliament. The union will not permit members to service an aircraft waiting to transport 150 rams to Europe.

    The merino breed is the cornerstone of Australia's wool industry and unions claimed the export -- to Russia and East European buyers -- would damage the country's economic interests.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4NMN19VKQ4ZJRN462N6ZWY7SW
    Media URN:
    VLVA4NMN19VKQ4ZJRN462N6ZWY7SW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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