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RSPCA condemns decision to let Maysora sail

Tuesday, 18th September 2018

The RSPCA has condemned the Australian Government’s decision to allow troubled live sheep export ship MV Maysora to load 30,000 sheep and sail into unc

RSPCA welcomes historic Senate vote on live sheep export

Monday, 10th September 2018

The RSPCA has expressed relief and thanks following today’s history-making Senate vote in favour of phasing-out live sheep exports.

‘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.

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

RSPCA welcomes ALP policy announcement on live export trade

Thursday, 3rd May 2018

The RSPCA has today welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to ending live sheep exports, and has endorsed the approach of collaboration and consultation to secure a better future