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RSPCA slams “embarrassing” draft national animal welfare standards

Sunday, 26th November 2017

Australia’s leading animal welfare organisation has firmly distanced itself from draft new national Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Poultry, saying they are inadequate and not b

Breakthrough research finds 84% of Australians want to end the battery cage

Sunday, 26th November 2017

The number of Australians concerned about the welfare of battery-caged layer hens has grown to 3 in every 4, and an overwhelming 8 in 10 of us want to see battery cages phased out.

Poor standards and lack of science will jeopardise Australia’s farming future: RSPCA

Friday, 24th November 2017

Australians and consumers are at risk of being misled by weak and inadequate standards that are easily debunked by science and do not reflect community expectations.

Independent science (again) confirms battery cages are bad for birds

Friday, 13th October 2017

RSPCA welcomes Victorian Government decision to review poultry welfare science

Monday, 27th March 2017

The RSPCA has welcomed reports the Victorian Government will commission its own independent review of poultry welfare science to inform its position on the draft poultry standards.

RSPCA welcomes scrutiny of poultry welfare standards process

Wednesday, 15th February 2017

The RSPCA has welcomed today’s media coverage of concerns with the national poultry standards development process, and has reiterated its call for an independent scientific review.