22
Jan 2019

Katter furious at animal activist group paying export workers and 'institutionalising antagonism'

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KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is furious yet another ‘greenie’ animal activist group has been caught offering payments to live export workers to capture footage of animals in a ‘bad light’, saying they are trying to institutionalise antagonism at the expense of the animals.

It is reported that the Department of Agriculture has begun an official investigation on Animals Australia over the allegations of offering workers as much as three months’ worth of wages in exchange for obtaining distressing footage.

“These people are trying to institutionalise antagonism; you have got to call this for what it is. We are investigating reports where people have created a horror story so they can get paid by the ‘greenies’ – and we’ve got two cases now with a reasonable chance of proving this,” Mr Katter said.

“Once again the Government can license these people to go on the boats and that person is there to ensure sanitary and reasonable conditions on these boats.

“99% of them are excellent 99% of the time, but they keep searching for the 1%.

“At the end of the day the only ‘green’ most greenies adore is the colour of the $100 bill, and in this instance, it’s at the expense of the animals’ welfare,” Mr Katter said.

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