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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.

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

RSPCA meets with government reviewer as live export horror season begins

Wednesday, 2nd May 2018

This week marks the start of the annual live export season of horror that Australian sheep face, with 70% of reported annual mortalities occurring between now and October each year.

HELL ON HIGH WATER: Ship loads of death and cruelty as new live export horror exposed

Sunday, 8th April 2018

Australians have tonight been shocked by never-seen-before footage, documenting the routine conditions and appalling suffering Australian sheep are facing on board live export vessels.