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Rescue deal saves breeding centre for research animals


Western Australia’s resource centre to be reborn in purpose-built replacement after industry buy-out

A new, purpose-built centre for the breeding of research animals is to be built in Western Australia, as part of a deal to save the Animal Resources Centre.

The centre was threatened with closure in mid-2021 after running low on funding. The Western Australian government, which owns the centre, confirmed this week that it is in negotiations to sell it to private animal supplier Ozgene.

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