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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 Australia welcomes the appointment of the Hon David Littleproud MP as Agriculture Minister

Friday, 7th February 2020

RSPCA Australia has welcomed the appointment of the Hon David Littleproud MP as Agriculture Minister in the Morrison Government.

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

RSPCA welcomes decision to extend prohibited period for live sheep exports into September

Thursday, 1st August 2019

The RSPCA has welcomed the Department of Agriculture’s decision to listen to the evidence and extend the prohibited period for live sheep exports from 1 June to 22 September, incorporating

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