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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 condemns Morrison Government’s proposed exemptions for twin-tier live export rustbuckets

Tuesday, 3rd December 2019

The RSPCA has expressed its grave concerns over reports the Morrison Government is intending to defy the advice of its own agency and backflip on a key live sheep export reform, by allowing

New heat stress regulations must protect sheep in live export: RSPCA

Monday, 15th July 2019

The RSPCA welcomes the release of proposed new regulatory protections for live sheep exports to the Middle East during the months of September and October, but is concerned at the suggestio

Long-haul live animal export is too risky and should not continue, says world-leading animal welfare expert

Wednesday, 15th May 2019

One of the world’s foremost animal welfare experts – recognised as such by the Australian Government – says long-haul live animal exports are too high a risk and