PM's pledge to help native species was about banning animal testing, his office says

Bill named as a priority has ‘stuff-all to do with native species’, Wilderness Society says

Scott Morrison has elevated an obscure bill to ban cosmetic testing on animals to one of the top two legislative priorities for the Coalition in 2019, according to his office.

Speaking to ABC News Breakfast on Monday, the prime minister cited “environmental legislation … [that] is important for native species” as among the government’s priorities for the new year, second only to national security.

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Source: The Guardian
PM's pledge to help native species was about banning animal testing, his office says