Archive of: Campaigns

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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Government review highlights fundamental problems with live exports

21 May 2014

Government review highlights fundamental problems with live exports

RSPCA Australia is demanding immediate government action to expedite changes to Australia’s live export standards following the release of a report that highlights serious deficiencies in the current regulatory system.

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Live exports: multiple supply chains = multiple risks for livestock

02 May 2014

Live exports: multiple supply chains = multiple risks for livestock

The reports reveal serious animal welfare issues and highlight the severe risks associated with allowing hundreds of supply chains to operate globally.

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Cracking open hidden cruelty

09 April 2014

Cracking open hidden cruelty

Every day millions of Australians are unknowingly contributing to animal cruelty by buying and consuming products containing cage eggs.

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RSPCA CEO SWEATS IT OUT TO SAVE DOGS

22 January 2014

RSPCA CEO SWEATS IT OUT TO SAVE DOGS

RSPCA WA CEO David van Ooran yesterday sweated it out in 50-plus degree temperatures to show the public why you shouldn’t leave your dog in a hot car.

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Time for Government to get serious about protecting Australian animals.

12 December 2013

Time for Government to get serious about protecting Australian animals.

RSPCA Australia is once again calling on the federal government to take immediate action following revelations more Australian animals have suffered horrendous cruelty in the live export trade.

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