2018

RSPCA releases priorities for next Australian Government ahead of 2019 federal election

Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Independent national oversight of animal welfare, phasing-out live sheep exports, and shoring up the proposed ban on cosmetic testing on animals should be the priorities for the next Austra

RSPCA statement: Release of live sheep Heat Stress Risk Assessment review draft report

Thursday, 13th December 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed the draft report of the Heat Stress Risk Assessment (HSRA) review, which was released today for public consultation.

Looking for love in all the wrong places? The RSPCA can help

Tuesday, 11th December 2018

As Australians increasingly turn to the internet to find their new pets, things can go terribly wrong if animal welfare isn’t made a priority at the point of sale.

Too little too late, as ALEC tries to salvage doomed live sheep industry: RSPCA

Tuesday, 4th December 2018

There is no certainty for sheep farmers in live animal exports, and last-ditch promises by live exporters to “re-set” their practices must be viewed with the scepticism they deserve.

The truth is in: unacceptable heat stress is ‘unavoidable’ on live export ships to the Middle East

Thursday, 29th November 2018

The Australian Government’s mission to achieve ‘truth and proof’ continues to reveal the fundamental flaws in live sheep exports, after the first and only summary of more than 18 long-await

Melbourne Cup Steward’s Report offers eye-opening account of what really happens on race day

Thursday, 8th November 2018

Even as millions watched, the industry’s notoriously troubled whips rules were flouted across the Melbourne Cup day racing program, including a trifecta of whip breaches in the main event.