Archive of: Campaigns

Live export industry holds crisis meeting in wake of continued cruelty in Vietnam

11 March 2015

Live export industry holds crisis meeting in wake of continued cruelty in Vietnam

Despite more than two years having elapsed since ESCAS was required in Vietnam, the industry has admitted that exported animals are still at risk of horrific cruelty.

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Animal welfare disaster looms with Parliamentary Committee recommendations
$10,000 reward for live baiting information

27 February 2015

$10,000 reward for live baiting information

RSPCA WA Chief Inspector Amanda Swift said a reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for key information on live baiting that leads to a successful animal cruelty prosecution.

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Opinion piece: Hobby hunters the real feral beasts in WA bush

26 February 2015

Opinion piece: Hobby hunters the real feral beasts in WA bush

Most West Australians don’t have to travel far to enjoy our wonderful forests and, on the way, they will pass through some of the most productive farmland you can find anywhere in Australia.

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More attempts by Government to downplay animal cruelty

23 February 2015

More attempts by Government to downplay animal cruelty

RSPCA Australia is appalled at the Government’s latest ploy to mislead the Australian public by stripping bare its reports into breaches of the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS).

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RSPCA condemns greyhound racing’s culture of cruelty

17 February 2015

RSPCA condemns greyhound racing’s culture of cruelty

The RSPCA condemns the illegal and horrific use of live animals for baiting in the training of racing greyhounds…

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Stop flogging tired horses – it’s time for whip-free racing

05 November 2014

Stop flogging tired horses – it’s time for whip-free racing

Yesterday’s tragic incidents highlight the inherent welfare issues associated with a sport that pushes horses to their absolute physical limits, all in the name of gambling and entertainment.

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Tragedy at Melbourne Cup

04 November 2014

Tragedy at Melbourne Cup

This is a tragic outcome for both horses and we expect there to be a full and transparent investigation undertaken into both incidents.

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Live export industry cries crocodile tears in response to cruelty in Gaza

23 October 2014

Live export industry cries crocodile tears in response to cruelty in Gaza

The horrifying vision showed Australian bulls being roped and having their throats sawn open in the streets of Gaza and sheep bundled into car boots in Kuwait and Jordan during the recent Festival of Sacrifice.

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Diner demand creates Australian first

07 August 2014

Diner demand creates Australian first

In an Australian first, the Swan Valley will today launch the country’s inaugural Humane Food Region – set to cater for the ever growing number of consumers demanding higher welfare produce.

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