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‘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

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.

‘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

ABC interview with Heather Neil on review of Live Animal Exports standards

Thursday, 18th January 2018

RSPCA statement on live animal export standards review

Friday, 12th January 2018

The RSPCA has high expectations of the new Technical Advisory Committee and its members, which have been appointed to review the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock (ASEL).