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It’s Official: Vegetarian Eating at an All-Time High!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Have you noticed that more and more people you know have stopped eating meat? The official results are in: during the past four years, there has been a boom in the number of people going vegetarian in Australia. In a poll released this week , it was revealed that between 2012 and 2016, the number […]

PAWS supporting the Bayswater Community.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

  A MORLEY community group and Bayswater environmental group have teamed together to create a community garden. The Bayswater City Community Safety Watch and Garden Education Incorporated and Bayswater-based People and Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) have started work transforming the old Morley Kindergarten into a community garden. PAWS have enlisted Work for the Dole participants […]

VICTORY! Husk Goes Fur-Free

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

It’s been a big year so far in Australia for fashion embracing compassion. Victoria-based fashion brand Husk has become the latest among a slew of labels that have pledged to drop fur. Following pressure from PETA, as well as relentless campaigning from the group Animal Active, Husk joins the likes of Sage Sydney, Jenny Kee, […]

TELL STATE PREMIERS TO BAN WILD-ANIMAL CIRCUSES!

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

Forcing wild animals such as lions, monkeys and camels to perform stressful tricks is an archaic practice that has no place in Australia. Animals used in circuses are often beaten by trainers and spend most of their lives confined to cramped barren cages as they are carted from one performance to another. Australia-based Lennon Bros […]

RESCUED: Chick Found in Melbourne’s CBD Loving Life at a Sanctuary

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

It’s the last thing you’d expect to see when strolling along Melbourne’s iconic Southbank: a tiny chick, wandering alone amid the hustle and bustle.   Read original article

Vinnies Goes Fur-Free in Western Australia!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

For taking a stand against selling cruelly produced animal fur, St Vincent de Paul Society in Western Australia has received a PETA Australia Proggy Award. PETA’s Proggy Awards (“Proggy” is for “progress”) recognise animal-friendly achievements in commerce and culture. Vinnies’ 48 stores across the state will no longer be selling items made from animal fur, […]

This CGI Elephant Shows How Unnecessary It Is to Exploit Real Animals in Films

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Meet Bertie the elephant. She is the star of University of Hertfordshire students Zak Boxall and Chris Turner’s final-year project, and she was made using computer-generated imagery (CGI).    

Aussie Cricketers Embrace Plant Power!

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

As vegan living becomes more and more mainstream, we’re seeing an increase in the number of athletes choosing to follow a compassionate lifestyle. Cricket is one sport that has had its fair share of publicity lately when it comes to vegan athletes. Find out which Aussie cricket stars are living the cruelty-free life!   http://www.peta.org.au/news/aussie-cricketers-vegan/

Egg Industry Wants to Modify Embryos Genetically to End Killing of Male Chicks

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Male chicks are useless to the egg industry. Since they don’t lay eggs and aren’t bred to be large enough to be profitable to the meat industry, they’re treated like “waste products” – and around 12 million are gassed or shredded to death every year in Australia. Now, new “embryo-sexing” technology aims to modify chicken […]

Australia’s Egg Shortage: No Eggs? No Problem!

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Much has been made of the egg shortage in Australia this week, and some outlets have predicted current supply issues may continue for some time. Consumers are increasingly unwilling to purchase cruelly obtained caged eggs, and concerns are also on the rise about conditions on so-called “free-range” farms, after new regulations were introduced that increase […]

What an Independent Office of Animal Welfare would mean for animals

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

For too long, animal welfare has been in the hands of Departments of Agriculture, whose key stakeholders are some of the very industries responsible for industrialised animal cruelty. Now there’s hope for an end to this conflict of interest with an Independent Office of Animal Welfare.       http://www.animalsaustralia.org/features/independent-office-animal-welfare-2016.php

Remembering Tommy

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

The poignant image of a lone black steer, trembling violently in fear as he awaits his fate in an Indonesian slaughterhouse, will remain etched in the memory of many Australians. tommy-we-remember-2016-2.jpg ‘Tommy’, as he became known, represented the callousness of the Australian live export trade, and the undeniable ability for all animals to experience fear. […]

Best Vegan Restaurants to Fool Your Meat-Eating Friends

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

OK, vegan guys and girls, it’s time to fess up. You love taking your meat-munching mates out for a meal and waiting until they’ve licked their plates clean to tell them that it was totally plant-based.   HENRY SAW – PERTH Vegan pies, check! Vegan doughnuts, check! This little Perth laneway find is perfectly set […]

VICTORY! ALDI to phase out cage eggs from all Australian stores!

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

The day hens are no longer confined in cruel cages just got closer. Today ALDI joins a growing number of retailers recognising that cruelty is bad for business. And it’s thanks to Animals Australia supporters, like you! For months on end, failed talks with ALDI were getting hens nowhere. We knew that ALDI’s support for […]

How to Help Injured Wildlife

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

It can be difficult to know how to help if you come across an injured or orphaned animal. Sometimes people with even the best intentions inadvertently do more harm than good when they don’t fully understand what an animal needs. Let us help you to be as prepared as possible so you can give wildlife […]

















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