Media Releases and Statements

RSPCA calls for swift and orderly live sheep export phase out

Thursday, 27th July 2023

The RSPCA today released its submission to the independent panel advising the Federal Government on how to implement a live sheep export phase out, calling for a swift and orderly phase out with a timeframe of no longer than three years.

Fate of millions of hens in limbo after inconclusive ag ministers’ meeting

Thursday, 13th July 2023

The RSPCA welcomed news today that state and territory agriculture ministers have endorsed new national Poultry Standards and Guidelines – paving the way for a long-overdue phase out of barren battery cages – but said it was disappointing there is still no certainty on a timeframe for Australia’s millions of layer hens.

Listen to the facts, not the fearmongering, on battery cage phase out

Wednesday, 12th July 2023

The RSPCA has reiterated its strong support for a long-overdue phase out of barren battery cages – following an unprecedented rise in disinformation from cage egg advocates.

Statement on ASIC stop orders for pet insurance products

Friday, 30th June 2023

RSPCA was made aware this week of ASIC's concerns about pet insurance products issued by The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd and PetSure (Australia) Pty Ltd (the insurers) offered via a number of brands, including RSPCA Pet Insurance.

BREAKING NEWS: More than 7 in 10 Western Australians still want live sheep export to end

Monday, 19th June 2023

New research confirms more than 7 in 10 Western Australians still want the cruel and unnecessary live sheep export trade to end.

RSPCA Million Paws Walk - Aussies asked to be a hero for dogs in need

Wednesday, 17th May 2023

On Sunday 28 May, thousands of people and their dogs will walk to fight animal cruelty, with the RSPCA’s Million Paws Walk back for another year.