Media Releases and Statements

RSPCA welcomes new code on cosmetic animal testing claims

Friday, 28th May 2021

The RSPCA has today welcomed the release of a new Code of Practice to guide the Australian cosmetics industry on advertising claims relating to the animal testing status of cosmetic products. 

Making it easier for Australian businesses to do the right thing on animal welfare

Tuesday, 27th April 2021

A suite of new resources from the RSPCA is designed to help Australian businesses make ethical choices and do their bit to improve animal welfare throughout their supply chains. 

NZ live export ban shows the trade’s time has come

Wednesday, 14th April 2021

The RSPCA has applauded New Zealand’s decision to end the controversial live export trade once and for all, saying the decision shines a spotlight on

Pooches prepare to hit the pavement for Million Paws Walk: Walk This May

Friday, 9th April 2021

The RSPCA's much-loved Million Paws Walk dog walking event is back in 2021 with a virtual alternative: Walk This May – and sign-ups are now open.

Saudi live sheep trade resumption a(nother) disaster in waiting

Wednesday, 7th April 2021

The Australian Government’s plan to re-open the live sheep trade to Saudi Arabia is bad news for the welfare of Australian animals, likely to damage Australian farming’s international reputatio

Spike in pronged dog collar imports prompts warning from RSPCA

Wednesday, 31st March 2021