LIVE SHEEP EXPORT REPORT:
* Stocking densities to be reduced to give each animal more space.
* Risk assessments based on animal welfare rather than deaths.
* An interim heat stress risk assessment of two per cent probability of five per cent of sheep becoming heat stressed be introduced.
* Reportable mortality rate for sheep export by sea to the Middle East be reduced from two per cent to one per cent.
* All Middle East-bound ships should have automated livestock watering systems during the northern hemisphere summer.
* All Middle East-bound vessels should have automated continuous environmental monitoring equipment installed from the 2019 northern hemisphere summer.
* All ships bound for "designated special zones" in the Middle East carry a refrigerated container to hold animal carcasses in port (or at sea).
* Kuwait should be a first port of unloading where it's a listed destination.
* Pen air turnover be independently audited, and recorded on a register, before ships travel to the Middle East this northern hemisphere summer.
ADDITIONAL FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROPOSAL:
* Introduce a bill increasing penalties for individuals, companies and directors, and create a new offence of profiting from poor animal welfare outcomes.
* Company directors face 10 years in prison or $2.1 million fine.
* Individuals face 10 years prison and $420,000 fine.
* Companies face $4.2 million fine, three times the benefit gained or 10 per cent of company's annual turnover, whichever is greater.