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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 releases priorities for next Australian Government ahead of 2019 federal election

Tuesday, 18th December 2018

Independent national oversight of animal welfare, phasing-out live sheep exports, and shoring up the proposed ban on cosmetic testing on animals should be the priorities for the next Austra

RSPCA statement: Release of live sheep Heat Stress Risk Assessment review draft report

Thursday, 13th December 2018

The RSPCA has welcomed the draft report of the Heat Stress Risk Assessment (HSRA) review, which was released today for public consultation.

Too little too late, as ALEC tries to salvage doomed live sheep industry: RSPCA

Tuesday, 4th December 2018

There is no certainty for sheep farmers in live animal exports, and last-ditch promises by live exporters to “re-set” their practices must be viewed with the scepticism they deserve.

The truth is in: unacceptable heat stress is ‘unavoidable’ on live export ships to the Middle East

Thursday, 29th November 2018

The Australian Government’s mission to achieve ‘truth and proof’ continues to reveal the fundamental flaws in live sheep exports, after the first and only summary of more than 18 long-await

Moss Review won’t be enough to fix live sheep exports: RSPCA

Wednesday, 31st October 2018

The logical conclusion of the findings of the Moss Review is that the live sheep trade must come to an end, says the RSPCA.