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RSPCA applauds WA Government for putting chicken before the egg

Tuesday, 6th March 2018

RSPCA Australia has congratulated the Western Australian Government for listening to its community by calling for a phase out of battery cages in the state.

Education and income don’t influence Australia’s opposition to battery cages

Wednesday, 21st February 2018

As state and territory governments begin to consider whether battery cages should be phased out, research has found that no matter their education level or pay packet, Australians want to s

Rural and regional Australia are concerned about hens in cages too

Tuesday, 13th February 2018

Australians in rural and regional communities are at least concerned – if not moreso – about battery cages than their city counterparts.

ABC 7.30 reveals the foxes in the henhouse

Friday, 22nd December 2017

The RSPCA’s opposition to weak and flawed new poultry welfare standards have been justified, after an ABC 730 story aired details of behind-the-scenes collusion and inappropriate behaviour by the egg industry and the NSW Government.

RSPCA and Grill’d working together to end the battery cage

Wednesday, 16th August 2017

Cafes, restaurants and other food service businesses will play a key role in finally freeing Australia’s 11 million battery-caged hens, and smart companies are already leading the way.

New free range standard will not meet the needs of consumers: RSPCA

Monday, 1st May 2017

The Government’s new free range information standard offers some benefits, but fails to provide clarity over free range production practices and address consumer concerns.