2018

‘Historic moment in animal welfare’ as RSPCA urges support for Bill to end long-haul live sheep exports

Monday, 21st May 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed today’s Private Member’s Bill to end the long-haul live export of sheep, and says it’s time for producers to take the final steps to protect the welfare of these last

Weak McCarthy Review decisions guarantee more suffering, deaths: RSPCA

Thursday, 17th May 2018

The RSPCA has slammed the McCarthy Review released today, saying the decisions are weak, not based on science or evidence, and have effectively left farmers holding a ticking time bomb.

RSPCA escalates call for independent observers on live export ships

Monday, 14th May 2018

The RSPCA says the live export industry’s dismissal efforts to place an independent observer on board ships casts serious doubt over its claims of increased transparency and accountability.

Facts and evidence back Senate Bill to phase out live sheep exports

Thursday, 10th May 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed a Bill in the Senate to stop the suffering and ultimately end the cruelty of long-haul live sheep exports for good.

‘Embarrassing’ ALEC submission fails to reflect science, community concern over live export cruelty

Tuesday, 8th May 2018

The RSPCA says the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council’s (ALEC) submission to the McCarthy review shows a worrying but predictable lack of understanding of the gravity of the current si

Vets back RSPCA position on stopping May-October exports, but high-risk ship may yet sail

Monday, 7th May 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed the findings of a veterinary scientific review on live sheep exports, but says a high-risk ship about to arrive in Adelaide must not be allowed to leave until the fin