Media Releases and Statements

RSPCA calls for leadership as further delays to finalising national poultry standards announced

Wednesday, 30th October 2019

A communique released following the Agriculture Ministers Forum (AGMIN) last week has confirmed that further delays in finalising the nation’s animal welfare standards for poultry can be

RSPCA urges Agriculture Ministers to put animal welfare top of the agenda

Thursday, 24th October 2019

Ahead of tomorrow’s meeting of State, Territory and Federal Agriculture Ministers, the RSPCA is urging Ministers to prioritise major animal welfare concerns, including the plight of over

RSPCA joins calls for long-overdue action on racehorse welfare

Friday, 18th October 2019

Following the exposé on ABC 7.30 last night, Australian racing must no longer deny the need for action to address serious welfare issues in its industry, says RSPCA Australia Acting CEO Dr

RSPCA Australia commends celebrity chef Tobie Puttock as a good egg for supporting farm animal welfare

Monday, 14th October 2019

Chef Tobie Puttock, well known for his best selling cookbooks, work on Jamie’s Kitchen Australia and Fifteen along with a judging role on My Kitchen Rules, has joined RSPCA Australia to p

RSPCA Australia welcomes new CEO

Wednesday, 2nd October 2019

Richard Mussell has been appointed as the next CEO of RSPCA Australia and will take over the helm of the national body of Australia’s best known animal welfare

‘Weak and unacceptable’: RSPCA condemns proposed backflip in live export regulation

Friday, 27th September 2019

The RSPCA has issued a grave warning to the federal government and live export industry today, after plans for new industry regulations were released that reveal a proposed backflip on animal welfa