PAWS (People & Animal Welfare Society Inc) is a non-profit organisation promoting community welfare through Ahimsa (non-violence) and is largely staffed by volunteers.
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PAWS People & Animal Welfare Society was created in the year 2000 and incorporated in the year 2004. PAWS is essentially a community group attracting mostly vegan/vegetarian members, supporters and volunteers who feel inspired by the goals and purposes of the society. PAWS represents the culture of non-violence and PAWS members try to exemplify this principle in their day-to-day lives. Anyone who comes in contact with PAWS has the opportunity to become more aware of the value animal welfare holds for human society and how a meat-free diet is the best choice to alleviate animal suffering, help to protect the environment, and bring goodness to people. Read More
The Australian Capital Territory will legislate today to ban factory farming practices. The new rules will prohibit the use of battery cages, sow stalls and debeaking, where the chicken’s beak is trimmed to stop cannibalism. Jed Goodfellow is doing a PHD on animal welfare regulations at the Macquarie University and he’s also a policy officer [...]
Join PAWS this year at Fairbridge for a meal from our NEW catering van with a bigger and better menu. Fairbridge Festival is Western Australia’s most popular family camping festival. This friendly celebration of folk, roots, blues, acoustic, Celtic, a capella and world music takes place annually in April, in the traffic-free, self-contained bushland [...]