Media Releases and Statements

The RSPCA has a BILLION reasons to crow, cluck and oink on World Farm Animal Day

Sunday, 1st October 2017

In anticipation of tomorrow’s World Farm Animal Day, the RSPCA has released updated figures showing more than one billion farm animals have now been raised according to the RSPCA’s higher-w

21,000+ Australians say ‘no!’ to live export of horses: RSPCA petition tabled in Parliament

Friday, 15th September 2017

The concerns and signatures of more than 21,000 caring Australians have been presented in Parliament as part of efforts to stop any possibility of the live export of Australian horses, poni

Friends in high places: RSPCA establishes Parliamentary Friends Group for animal welfare

Tuesday, 5th September 2017

The RSPCA continues to work hard to ensure animal welfare remains high on the political agenda, with the first meeting of the Parliamentary Friends of the RSPCA held this week.

RSPCA and Grill’d working together to end the battery cage

Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Cafes, restaurants and other food service businesses will play a key role in finally freeing Australia’s 11 million battery-caged hens, and smart companies are already leading the way.

Cosmetic animal testing “ban” progress welcome, but loophole must be closed

Friday, 11th August 2017

The RSPCA has welcomed progress on legislation to end animal testing in cosmetics, but says loopholes must urgently be closed before the legislation is passed.

RSPCA helping pug and bulldog owners find out if their dog is at risk

Wednesday, 9th August 2017

Before you chuckle at that video of a snoring pug or sleepy French bulldog sitting upright on the sofa, you might need to ask if that animal is actually suffering from just trying to breath