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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

Days of severe heat stress, death by smothering: delayed live sheep export report reveals horrific suffering

Monday, 13th May 2019

The summary of a Department of Agriculture observer report from a May 2018 live export voyage – released this week after an almost 12 month delay - reveals furth

FOI reports reveal death, disease and heat stress on board live sheep export ships

Thursday, 31st January 2019

After an almost six-month fight and close to $1,700 in processing fees, the RSPCA has finally succeeded in gaining partial access to government observer reports from live export ships that

RSPCA condemns decision to let Maysora sail

Tuesday, 18th September 2018

The RSPCA has condemned the Australian Government’s decision to allow troubled live sheep export ship MV Maysora to load 30,000 sheep and sail into unc

RSPCA welcomes historic Senate vote on live sheep export

Monday, 10th September 2018

The RSPCA has expressed relief and thanks following today’s history-making Senate vote in favour of phasing-out live sheep exports.

Emanuel Exports licence cancellation welcomed but more is needed to protect sheep and farmers: RSPCA

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed the cancellation of Emanuel Exports licence but says removing one leading exporter is not enough to protect animals or farmers from the c