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All parties urged to stand up for animals this federal election

Thursday, 19th May 2022

The RSPCA is pleased to see animal welfare on the agenda this federal election and commends those parties and candidates that have committed to improving animal welfare.

Eleventh-hour live export rule changes deeply concerning: RSPCA

Wednesday, 6th April 2022

The RSPCA has expressed grave concerns with the Australian Government’s decision yesterday to slash the prohibited northern summer period for live sheep export, which will see thousands more sheep

Back to the bad old days: RSPCA again warns against live export backflip

Thursday, 31st March 2022

The RSPCA has warned the Australian Government against backflipping on animal welfare improvements to the live sheep export trade, as new polling confirms nearly 8 in 10 Australians oppose

Live sheep export prohibition reduction an unacceptable risk

Monday, 24th January 2022

RSPCA Australia has warned against reducing the current prohibition on live sheep exports to the Middle East during the northern summer –

44 strikes and you’re … not out? RSPCA calls for export licence to be stripped after further animal welfare breaches

Friday, 30th July 2021

RSPCA Australia has called for the Australian Government to strip the export licence from a company that has breached live export regulations 44 times, following

NZ live export ban shows the trade’s time has come

Wednesday, 14th April 2021

The RSPCA has applauded New Zealand’s decision to end the controversial live export trade once and for all, saying the decision shines a spotlight on