Breaking news is that the Dept has just announced that the application submitted on 26 January 2024 for the re-export of livestock onboard the MV Bahijah to Israel via the Cape of Good Hope has not been approved.
See: https://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/news/mv-bahijah-live-updates :
"The departmental regulator was unable to be satisfied, in accordance with subsection 8-6(3) of the Export Control (Animals) Rules 2021 (Rules), that:
1. the requirements of the Export Control Act 2020 (Act) in relation to the export of livestock have been complied with, or will be complied with before the livestock are imported into the importing country, and
2. the importing country requirements relating to the livestock have been met, or will be met before the livestock are imported into the importing country, and
3. the arrangements for the transport of the livestock to their final overseas destination are appropriate to ensure their health and welfare."