Few Australians are aware of the economic forces behind the production of meat, fish, eggs, and dairy. Animal food producers rely on government subsidies, artificially-low prices, and influence over legislation and regulation to provide cheap meat, eggs and dairy products. As a result, Australians incur massive hidden costs associated with every animal product that are not visible at the checkout. These additional costs relate to animal suffering, damage to the environment and human health. The 2017 Voiceless Animal Law Lecture Series will examine the real costs of animal agriculture, and ask the question - could a tax on meat be the answer? To answer this question and challenge the current system is lawyer and author of Meatonomics, David Robinson Simon. For this exclusive Australian Read more →
6:30pm Thursday 4 May 2017
University of Sydney NSW (map)

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