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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

Government observer report from Al Kuwait live export voyage confirms thousands of sheep suffered

Tuesday, 18th August 2020

The release of the Government’s observer report from the recent Al Kuwait shipment has today confirmed that thousands of Australian sheep were exposed to excessive heat and humidit

RSPCA calls for urgent action to prevent further cruelty as disturbing new live export images emerge

Monday, 17th August 2020

The RSPCA is calling for urgent action - including real-time CCTV monitoring in abattoirs and electronic tracking of Australian animals - after evidence of widespread breaches of live expor

Al Kuwait temperature data shows why exemption should never have been granted

Tuesday, 7th July 2020

The granting of an exemption to the Northern Summer live export ban, which allowed approximately 35,000 sheep to be shipped to Kuwait at the most dangerous time of the year, has exposed the

Live export boiling point: RSPCA in disbelief over exemption backflip

Saturday, 13th June 2020

The RSPCA has expressed utter disbelief that the federal Department of Agriculture has backflipped on its decision to prevent the export of 50,000 sheep into the searing heat and humidity o

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