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Agriculture Ministers meeting an opportunity for much-needed national leadership on animal welfare: RSPCA

Thursday, 7th February 2019

RSPCA Australia is calling on state, territory, and federal Agriculture ministers to show leadership on animal welfare ahead of their meeting in Adelaide tomorrow.

FOI reports reveal death, disease and heat stress on board live sheep export ships

Thursday, 31st January 2019

After an almost six-month fight and close to $1,700 in processing fees, the RSPCA has finally succeeded in gaining partial access to government observer reports from live export ships that

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

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

RSPCA welcomes proposal for an Australian Commission for Animal Welfare

Wednesday, 29th March 2017

Australia’s farm animal welfare standards need greater rigour, independent monitoring and a stronger foundation in science, which will be achieved in part by the establishment of a new independent

Live exports to China threaten animal welfare and Aussie jobs

Wednesday, 8th February 2017

The first sea shipment of southern Australian cattle departed for China last weekend with little fanfare, despite the enormous impact the trade may have on Australian jobs and animal welfare.