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Weak McCarthy Review decisions guarantee more suffering, deaths: RSPCA

Thursday, 17th May 2018

The RSPCA has slammed the McCarthy Review released today, saying the decisions are weak, not based on science or evidence, and have effectively left farmers holding a ticking time bomb.

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.

Facts and evidence back Senate Bill to phase out live sheep exports

Thursday, 10th May 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed a Bill in the Senate to stop the suffering and ultimately end the cruelty of long-haul live sheep exports for good.

‘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

RSPCA pledges $500K toward ending live sheep export

Thursday, 3rd May 2018

The RSPCA has today pledged $500,000 towards ending the suffering of Australian sheep on long-haul live export voyages, in an effort to kick-start the nation’s move away from the cruel trad

New poll finds 3 in 4 Australians want live export to end, greatest concern over standards in rural and country areas

Friday, 27th April 2018

Around 3 in 4 Australians want to end live export, and more than 9 in 10 want to see long-haul live export standards improved so all animals can lie down and access food and water easily.