Media Releases and Statements

Billboard Battery to End Layer Cages

Tuesday, 4th October 2016

RSPCA Australia has today stepped up its call to end the battery cage, with the launch of a prominent national billboard campaign.

The science is in: battery cages must go.

Saturday, 20th August 2016
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The poor welfare of battery caged hens is caused by the cages themselves and cannot be overcome; and Australia is falling behind the developed world in failing to end their u

RSPCA Applauds Baird Government's Historic Decision On Greyhounds

Thursday, 7th July 2016

RSPCA Australia applauds the Baird Government’s decisive action to end the cruelty of greyhound racing by banning the sport in NSW from July 2017.

RSPCA to PM and Opposition Leader: Suspend Vietnam Live Export Trade

Thursday, 23rd June 2016

RSPCA Australia has written to the Prime Minister and Opposition Leader urging them to take action to suspend the live export trade to Vietnam, in the wake of shocking footage of cattle being sledg

ABC’s “7.30” Reveals Shameful Inactivity on Live Export Standards

Wednesday, 22nd June 2016

Vietnam Live Exports: Animal Welfare Must Come First

Friday, 17th June 2016

RSPCA Australia says last night’s TV broadcast of the sledgehammering of Australian cattle in an unapproved Vietnamese abattoir should focus on the welfare of the estimated 311,000 cattle which end