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.
When it comes to kangaroos, we are a nation divided. Sometimes we treat them with compassion but too often we turn a blind eye on their suffering. As kangaroo meat ad campaigns ramp up over the Australia Day weekend, it's time to look at the cruelty inherent in this industry.
We are proud to announce the launch of the Australian Book Review Voiceless Fellowship, a joint initiative of Voiceless, the animal protection institute and the Australian Book Review (ABR), Australia’s premier literary review.
Liberal Senator Chris Back has recently announced plans to introduce the Criminal Code Amendment Animal Protection Bill. While Senator Back claims it will strengthen animal welfare protections, the Bill will effectively operate as ag-gag legislation. Read our full analysis of this proposed Bill and its implications.