Shining a light on Australia’s pig farming industry

Back in August, I interviewed Chris Delforce, the writer and producer of Lucent, a new Australian documentary.


Lucent provides a comprehensive exposé of the largely hidden Australian pig farming industry.

Chris told me about the disturbing findings that undercover footage has revealed on Australian pig farms – the diseased and distressed sows; the dead and dying piglets; the painful procedures performed on piglets without anaesthesia; the beatings and abuse inflicted on pigs by workers; and the overcrowding and cannibalism.

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Lucent premiered in Sydney in October, and has screened in other states.  On Sunday 23 November, Lucent is screening in Brisbane at Event Cinemas, Brisbane City Myer Centre from 3.00 – 5.00 pm. To purchase tickets, click here.

To read my article Lucent: Exposing the Australian pig farming industry, click here.

For more information about Lucent, Australian pig farming and Aussie Farms, click here.

Image credit: Aussie Farms

About Ally
Mamma. Vegan. I blog at Made of Stars.

2 Responses to Shining a light on Australia’s pig farming industry

  1. Andra Muhoberac says:

    Hi, Alison! It’s so good of you to help continue the public’s education about what happens on pig farms. I am so often shocked at how many people that I know are totally unaware or just don’t care. Hope all is well with you and your beautiful family! oo’s

    • Ally says:

      Hi Andra, it’s so lovely to hear from you. I agree, it is a very important issue that is usually ignored or disregarded.
      We are really well, thank you. I hope you are both well too. xxx

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