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21,000+ Australians say ‘no!’ to live export of horses: RSPCA petition tabled in Parliament

Friday, 15th September 2017

The concerns and signatures of more than 21,000 caring Australians have been presented in Parliament as part of efforts to stop any possibility of the live export of Australian horses, poni

The RSPCA’s ‘Birthday Wish List’ on behalf of Aussie horses

Tuesday, 1st August 2017

Traditionally, the 1st of August is recognised in the Southern Hemisphere as every horse’s birthday.

RSPCA welcomes technical advice on live export standards review

Friday, 28th July 2017

The RSPCA today welcomed the announcement by the Australian Government, that it will establish a skills-based technical committee to oversee the review of the Australian Standards for the E

Media statement on Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill

Wednesday, 21st June 2017
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The RSPCA is today supporting the introduction of the Live Animal Export (Slaughter) Prohibition Bill in Federal Parliament, which seeks to end the live export of animals for slaughter.

RSPCA fears for Australian ponies, horses and donkeys facing live export for slaughter

Friday, 9th June 2017

Australia’s ponies, horses and donkeys are next on the Australian Government’s live export hit list, facing a perilous journey before being slaughtered overseas for their skin and meat.

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.