The state and territory member Societies provide services to animals in need through their shelters and inspectorates. In the national office, RSPCA Australia works to influence animal welfare policy, practice and legislation across the country
Here you'll find the latest news relating to the RSPCA's vital work, press releases on national events, education on animal welfare issues, animal welfare science updates and our very own podcast covering a range of current topics.
The RSPCA’s foster care program helps to give our animals a new start to a better life.
Foster carers provide temporary homes for animals that are not yet ready to go to a new, permanent home for a variety of reasons, and help ensure those animals are healthy and happy without having to remain in a shelter environment until their adoption.
Who can become a foster carer?
Each state and territory RSPCA has a foster care program designed to suit their unique contexts and requirements. To find out more, please choose your state or territory below.