Media Releases and Statements

Statement on trading cards

Wednesday, 9th September 2015

Series 2 of the RSPCA Pets & Creatures Trading Cards has been produced and distributed by an external organisation and the cards went to print containing

An EGG-cellent result for Aussie hens as Subway goes cage free

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015
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Thousands of Australian hens will live a better life thanks to Subway Australia‚Äôs announcement that its stores across the country are now serving cage-free eggs. 

Consumers ask ALDI to help get hens out of cages

Friday, 28th August 2015
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Thousands of Australian consumers have joined with the RSPCA in urging ALDI Australia to stop contributing to animal cruelty and make a public commitment to end the sale of eggs from hens who live

Pushing live animals into strong meat markets makes no sense

Monday, 3rd August 2015
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RSPCA Australia is calling on the Government to stop forcing live exports onto Australia’s burgeoning beef markets, and instead concentrate on growing our high welfare, high value beef export tra

Dr Hugh J Wirth AM steps aside as President of RSPCA Victoria

Saturday, 1st August 2015

After a lifetime dedicated to animal welfare and the RSPCA, Dr Hugh J Wirth AM has resigned from his role as President of RSPCA Victoria, a volunteer position he has held for 43 years and will be v

Changes to whip rules won’t stop tired horses being flogged

Tuesday, 28th July 2015

The Australia community will be greatly disappointed by the lacklustre whip rule changes Racing Australia announced today.