Just from Clarabelle’s behaviour, Pam knew something was amiss. Although her baby was not expected for another week, something about her demeanour was a little odd. Here Founder and Director of Edgar's Mission, Pam Ahern, recounts a miraculous discovery.
In horrifying news today, it has been reported that 500 pigs have “baked to death” on an Australian factory farm. The deaths occurred at the Pig Improvement Company (PIC) in Grong Grong NSW, when a cooling system failed. An alert was raised with a Brisbane-based security firm, however, the firm was unable to reach on-call employees to notify them.
Following a freedom of information request, Greens MP John Kaye has obtained documents from the NSW Food Authority which show remote processing facilities where kangaroo carcasses hung from rusty hooks, lack of water and cleaning facilities, and live animals being allowed alongside dead ones.
ABC’s Four Corners report, ‘Making a Killing’, has reaffirmed why undercover investigations are absolutely necessary in detecting and prosecuting animal cruelty in Australia and exactly why we don't need ag-gag legislation.
This week, Western Australian Liberal Senator Chris Back introduced an ag-gag bill to the Federal Senate, sending a clear message that the protection of big agribusiness is higher on the agenda than preventing animal cruelty. Here we explain what the bill does and five good reasons why animal advocates, whistleblowers and animals should be worried if it is passed.