In a substantial move, lawmakers in the ACT will now recognise the feelings of animals in future legal rulings.
Last year, the government recorded the conditions that live sheep suffer during export. However, their “official version” has some substantial details missing.
The government’s crackdown on the live export industry has been pushed back, as animal welfare experts decry the latest decision.
Despite the promises of change, only a complete ban will erase the damage done by live sheep export.
I, like many, was appalled to hear what our sheep face during export. In the wake of the McCarthy review, the measures we’re introducing will enable a more humane approach.
Well, fudge. It’s been a week of insanity, as Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, the emergency services hotline came down with a bout of the Telstras and one rad dude saved one rad dog.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Next Gen program publishes our students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15), challenges us to build on the animal rights victories we won in 2017.
Sometimes the animals we bring into our lives are not for us. However, there are some who take advantage of the pets we give away to a “good home”.
Supporters of Mike Baird’s greyhound racing ban have slammed what they see as his backflip on important policy. From inside the greyhound racing industry, here’s what the reversal means.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, 14-year-old Bailey comments on the conditions of pigs being factory farmed in Australia, and discusses why changes need to be made to their treatment.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The TBS Next Gen program publishes Australian students, mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey looks at ways we can live without milk, to end cruelty toward cows from the Australian dairy industry.
Mike Baird’s ban on greyhound racing will be divisive, but after I met Bernie, a victim of the industry, my mind was made up.
Those involved with the circumstances of the child who fell into the Cincinnati Zoo gorilla enclosure are on trial this week. Who’s guilty?
Ruth Hatten argues that animal rights should trump human interests, as a prelude to The Ethics Centre’s IQ2 debate tonight.
When we heard Pit Bull Flower Power’s Sophie Gamand was changing the lives of homeless dogs through the beauty of photography, we had to connect with her!
With the monumental (if not late) decision by Ringling Brothers circus to retire performing elephants, Jordan Rivkin wants to see similar progress here.
Unimpressed with the decision to allow monkeys into Australia to film some pirate movie, in the interests of animal welfare, Katherine Quinn pushes for the use of CGI instead of live animals.
Greens spokesperson for animal welfare Senator Lee Rhiannon offers a way to turn the sport hunting outrage against Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee into a positive for animal welfare.
After Kye, a US police dog, was given a funeral with a 21-gun salute, Jordan Rivkin want to know why we can heap honours on some animals and be so abusive to others?
Opposing ag-gag laws, Jordan Rivkin questions NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson labelling undercover animal protectionists as “akin to a terrorist”.
Snagging Bindi Irwin as part of a “like us more” publicity campaign may be a good thing for SeaWorld but Jordan Rivkin doubts it will be so good for Bindi…