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Animal welfare organisations unite to help fast-track an end to painful mulesing

Monday, 13th December 2021

Three leading animal welfare organisations, FOUR PAWS, Humane Society International (HSI) Australia and RSPCA Australia, announced today a partnership to work towards an end to mulesing across Aust

New mulesing status category good for transparency in wool: RSPCA

Friday, 23rd July 2021

RSPCA Australia has welcomed the new requirement for wool growers to declare sheep freeze branding on the National Wool Declaration from January 2022 – a move that will increase transparency in the

Saudi live sheep trade resumption a(nother) disaster in waiting

Wednesday, 7th April 2021

The Australian Government’s plan to re-open the live sheep trade to Saudi Arabia is bad news for the welfare of Australian animals, likely to damage Australian farming’s international reputation, a

Government observer report from Al Kuwait live export voyage confirms thousands of sheep suffered

Tuesday, 18th August 2020

The release of the Government’s observer report from the recent Al Kuwait shipment has today confirmed that thousands of Australian sheep were exposed to excessive heat and humidit

RSPCA calls for urgent action to prevent further cruelty as disturbing new live export images emerge

Monday, 17th August 2020

The RSPCA is calling for urgent action - including real-time CCTV monitoring in abattoirs and electronic tracking of Australian animals - after evidence of widespread breaches of live expor

Al Kuwait temperature data shows why exemption should never have been granted

Tuesday, 7th July 2020

The granting of an exemption to the Northern Summer live export ban, which allowed approximately 35,000 sheep to be shipped to Kuwait at the most dangerous time of the year, has exposed the