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28 January 2020

Public forums on WA's animal welfare legislation review

Public forums on WA's animal welfare legislation review

The independent panel reviewing the State’s Animal Welfare Act 2002 will hold public forums soon in Katanning and Perth.

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RSPCA WA helps minimise sheep suffering after truck rollover

28 January 2020

RSPCA WA helps minimise sheep suffering after truck rollover

Hundreds of sheep were killed or severely injured and team work by those on the scene ensured the surviving sheep were managed quickly and as humanely as possible.

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Inspections benefit producers as well as animals

28 January 2020

Inspections benefit producers as well as animals

There is a misunderstanding among some industry groups and individual farmers about rights of entry to commercial properties for animal welfare inspectors and what this might mean for them.

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WA report highlights value of understanding consumer perceptions

28 January 2020

WA report highlights value of understanding consumer perceptions

A number of surveys and reports have identified trust between industry and the public as the key to maintaining the farming sector’s social licence to farm.

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Livestock regulations now open for public feedback

28 January 2020

Livestock regulations now open for public feedback

The State Government is seeking public feedback on the draft new regulations on animal welfare rules for transport of livestock and for handling of livestock at saleyards and depots, with a focus sheep and cattle.

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RSPCA Science update, new research on farm animal welfare

28 January 2020

RSPCA Science update, new research on farm animal welfare

RSPCA Australia’s quarterly Animal Welfare Science Update is out now.

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