Tragedy at Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, 4th November 2014

We understand that in today’s Melbourne Cup, the favourite, Admire Rakti, collapsed and died and that Araldo was also seriously injured soon after the race.

Heather Neil interview about cage-free eggs

Tuesday, 16th September 2014
Interview from National Rural News with RSPCA Australia CEO Heather Neil, first broadcast 16 September 2014. © National Rural News.

Opening live export trade into Iran disaster for animal welfare

Wednesday, 28th May 2014

Today’s announcement by Minister Barnaby Joyce regarding plans to reopen the live export trade to Iran is a step back for animal welfare and for Australian producers.

Live exports: multiple supply chains = multiple risks for livestock

Thursday, 1st May 2014

RSPCA Australia is calling on the government to come clean on the extent and location of the facilities animals exported live for slaughter can end up in, following today’s release of seven Departm

Alleged criminal activity within live export industry exposed

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

RSPCA Australia is demanding an independent investigation into live export company Livestock Shipping Services (LSS) following serious allegations of criminal activity by its general manager.

RSPCA urges Joyce not to turn his back on animal welfare

Monday, 14th April 2014

RSPCA Australia is calling on Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce to abandon any plans to scrap or change the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System following his recent trip to Saudi Arabia.