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Recurrent animal welfare risks uncovered in new live cattle export study

Wednesday, 6th October 2021

Hungry, thirsty, cramped and suffering because of extreme temperatures – these are the conditions experienced by Australian cattle on live export ships, as recorded by government observers and laid

44 strikes and you’re … not out? RSPCA calls for export licence to be stripped after further animal welfare breaches

Friday, 30th July 2021

RSPCA Australia has called for the Australian Government to strip the export licence from a company that has breached live export regulations 44 times, following

NZ live export ban shows the trade’s time has come

Wednesday, 14th April 2021

The RSPCA has applauded New Zealand’s decision to end the controversial live export trade once and for all, saying the decision shines a spotlight on

Saudi live sheep trade resumption a(nother) disaster in waiting

Wednesday, 7th April 2021

The Australian Government’s plan to re-open the live sheep trade to Saudi Arabia is bad news for the welfare of Australian animals, likely to damage Australian farming’s international reputation, a

Truth and proof have never been more important as Al Kuwait commences loading

Tuesday, 16th June 2020

RSPCA Australia continues to express grave concerns over the prolonged and severe heat stress likely to be suffered by Australian sheep on board the Al Kuwait during the upcoming h

Disappointing live export outcome reveals cruel and inconvenient truth

Thursday, 2nd April 2020

While deeply disappointed in the latest live export regulatory outcome, the RSPCA says the result validates its opposition to live animal exports and will not prevent the ultimate demise of