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PETA Ad Calls for Mandatory Drug Testing of Shearers

In a disturbing new ad, PETA is calling for lawmakers to take heed of the risks to both animals and humans when drug use by wool industry workers goes unchecked. Liberal Party delegates and wool producers in Victoria… Continue reading.

ABC Apologises for False “Cursing” Report

Following an investigation into a story by the Australian Broadcasting Association’s (ABC) Rural department which incorrectly implied that a PETA US complaint involving the Boorungie Station was merely about swearing at sheep, the ABC removed the biased story,… Continue reading.

PETA U.S. Wool Exposé Updates

Global reaction to PETA U.S.’ video exposé has been a firestorm of outrage—industry groups and politicians condemned the documented behavior, and officials on two continents have opened investigations. The Shearing Contractors’ Association of Australia announced that it is… Continue reading.

Investigations Show Sheep Killed, Punched, Stamped on and Cut for Wool

You’ve never seen anything like this before. These videos will make you think twice about buying that wool sweater or scarf. Disturbing PETA US eyewitness investigations – the first of their kind – reveal that workers beat, stamped… Continue reading.

UPDATE: Egypt Clarifies Cattle Mutilations

UPDATE: PETA Australia has received assurance from the Australian government that they have communicated with the Egyptian government on this matter, and that the ears of animals will not be cut off prior to slaughter. Thank you to… Continue reading.