2019

Long-haul live animal export is too risky and should not continue, says world-leading animal welfare expert

Wednesday, 15th May 2019

One of the world’s foremost animal welfare experts – recognised as such by the Australian Government – says long-haul live animal exports are too high a risk and

Days of severe heat stress, death by smothering: delayed live sheep export report reveals horrific suffering

Monday, 13th May 2019

The summary of a Department of Agriculture observer report from a May 2018 live export voyage – released this week after an almost 12 month delay - reveals furth

RSPCA welcomes ALP policy announcement on protecting Australian animals live exported for dairy and breeding

Friday, 5th April 2019

The RSPCA has today welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to closing a loophole in Australia’s live export regulations that denies protection to thousands of Australian animals e

RSPCA calls for urgent action to address major live export loophole

Thursday, 4th April 2019

RSPCA Australia has today called for urgent action by the Australian Government to address a loophole in live export regulations that allows the live export of

Australian horse racing left in the dust by Californian whip rule progress

Friday, 29th March 2019

RSPCA Australia has joined a growing chorus of voices internationally, supporting positive moves by the Californian horse racing industry to stop horses being hit with whips, and says Austr

Government kowtows to live exporters, ignores own scientific panel on heat stress

Thursday, 21st March 2019

The Department of Agriculture will ask no more of live sheep exporters for the upcoming Northern Summer period, and will allow Australian sheep to continue suf