In a bid to combat the illegal wildlife trade in and out of Australia, the federal government has invested in further developing its world-first 3D X-ray technology to stop criminals profiting at the expense of animals.
- The illegal wildlife trade in and out of Australia is in the hundreds of millions of dollars every year
- The federal government says new X-ray technology to combat the criminal industry is a world first
- World Animal Protection says wild animal trade is devastating for poached species, and threatens humans with zoonotic diseases
Minister for Agriculture David Littleproud said it was important the government took action on the exploitation of wildlife.
“Illegal wildlife trade is an international problem and has the…