2020

RSPCA welcomes decision to uphold live export law and spare sheep from dangerous live export journey

Wednesday, 3rd June 2020

The RSPCA says it is relieved by the Department of Agriculture’s decision to deny live exporter RETWA an exemption, which would have seen 56,000 Australian s

RSPCA statement on NT cattle producers’ court decision today

Tuesday, 2nd June 2020

The RSPCA says the horrific treatment and handling of cattle in the live export trade, which led to the 2011 suspension, must not be overlooked in today’s court decision.

RSPCA seeks urgent assurance that Al Kuwait sheep will be protected from dangerous exemption after COVID-19 outbreak

Friday, 29th May 2020

The RSPCA has today confirmed it has written to the Federal Agriculture Minister seeking urgent assurance that sheep intended for export from Western Australia will not be sent into torturo

RSPCA statement on Al Kuwait live sheep export COVID-19 outbreak

Tuesday, 26th May 2020

The RSPCA says it will be closely monitoring the welfare of 56,000 sheep left stranded by the live export industry after a COVID-19 virus breakout aboard the Al Kuwait that docked in Freman

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

RSPCA urgently seeks clarity of animal care under ‘reasonable excuse’ provisions

Wednesday, 1st April 2020

The RSPCA has urged federal and state governments to explicitly state nationally-consistent permission for people to care for animals based away from their premises, under any COVID-19 move