Mass live-pig burials and millions more culled as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Pigs are being buried alive as China’s African swine fever crisis deepens

Amid international efforts to find a vaccine for the deadly pig virus, Australian authorities and industry are bracing for an outbreak that some pig farmers fear is "inevitable".

Inside the social media ‘war’ between animal activists and farmers

Australian farmers and animal activists alike are being targeted with online threats of violence and death, an ABC investigation finds. One cyberspace expert describes it as "cyberhate" and "a new kind of workplace bullying".

ACCC investigates allegations of rotten conduct in WA’s free-range egg industry

Australia's peak consumer and competition body is investigating allegations of fraud in the egg industry, with reports of fertilised and caged eggs being trucked into WA to be sold at top-dollar in free-range packaging.

Where do the major parties stand on the live animal export trade?

Labor says it will ban the live export of sheep, but when it comes to trading live cattle, the major political parties have been trying to outdo each other in their support for the industry. Ahead of the election, we find out their policy positions, and see what the industry and animal welfare groups have to say.