Producers beware – ESCAS review is misleading on animal welfare
The Government’s review of the Export Supply Chain Assurance System provides false assurance to Australian cattle and sheep producers about the welfare of animals exported live from Australia.
Simplot Australia awarded for cage-free Lean Cuisine and Leggo’s
The RSPCA has today awarded Australian food manufacturer Simplot Australia with a Good Egg Award for their commitment to improving layer hen welfare in Australia by making the switch to source cage
Senators move to makeover cosmetic regulations
Thousands of Australians have been campaigning for an end to animal testing of cosmetics and today their calls were recognised in the Senate.
Stop flogging tired horses – it’s time for whip-free racing
As Australians face the harsh reality of the price some horses pay for our entertainment, RSPCA Australia is calling for an end to the use of whips in racing.
Tragedy at Melbourne Cup
We understand that in today’s Melbourne Cup, the favourite, Admire Rakti, collapsed and died and that Araldo was also seriously injured soon after the race.
Significant cruelty suffered by Australian animals in lead up to 2011 live export suspension
Cruelty exposed by Four Corners in 2011 horrified Australian farmers and the broader community, but shockingly, th