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Queensland government blames horse owners for abattoir cruelty scandal

Fri 18 Oct 2019 by Stuart Layt (Brisbane Times)

This article relates to the following facility: Meramist Abattoir (Aussie Abattoirs)

The former racehorses killed in appalling conditions in an abattoir north of Brisbane appear to have fallen through the jurisdictional cracks, with multiple agencies claiming they were not responsible for their welfare.

Biosecurity Queensland officers, who do not have the authority to enter premises without permission, were still speaking to management of Meramist Abbatoir in Caboolture on Friday afternoon to arrange an inspection of the premises.