RSPCA in the News

The Power of Cupcakes!

Wednesday, 6th August 2014
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With less than two weeks until the day, fundraising for RSPCA Cupcake Day is in full swing, with over $80,000 raised nationwide.
ACT fundraising is currently just over $4,000.

Opening live export trade into Iran disaster for animal welfare

Wednesday, 28th May 2014
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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.

RSPCA ACT is in Training for its Annual Million Paws Walk

Monday, 5th May 2014
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With only a few weeks left before the biggest pet event in Canberra each year, RSPCA ACT is in training mode in preparation for the Million Paws Walk.  Sunday 18 May at Commonwealth Park, RSPCA ACT

Live exports: multiple supply chains = multiple risks for livestock

Thursday, 1st May 2014
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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
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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
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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.