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PETA’s Cutest, Saddest Protest Ever

In a stunning protest inspired by international graffiti artist Banksy, PETA drove home the horrors of Australia’s live-export trade. Workers and tourists in the central business districts of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide were faced with a row boat crammed to the brink… Continue reading.

13 (Unlucky-for-Sheep) Reasons Not to Buy Wool

Warning: the following images are graphic and will make you never wear wool again: 1.      Young lambs’ ears are hole-punched, their tails are chopped off and the males are castrated, all usually without anaesthetics or pain relief. 2.     … Continue reading.

Queensland Rail and Sydney Ferries Reject New Live Export Ad

Sydney Ferries and Queensland Rail have both refused PETA’s request for paid placement of a new ad that blasts the live export of sheep and cattle to foreign countries for slaughter. The ad shows sheep jam-packed in filthy… Continue reading.

Will Abbott End Australia’s National Disgrace?

In the weeks leading up to the election, PETA’s “sheep” mascot, Lucy, made sure neither candidate could forget about the plight of sheep who are discarded by Australia’s wool industry and then sent overseas for slaughter by following the… Continue reading.

SHOCKING PHOTOS: Appalling Conditions on Live-Export Ships

Dr Lynn Simpson, who sailed on 57 live-export journeys as the ship veterinarian, in addition to her work in feedlots and during loading and transportation, submitted a damning report to the Australian Standards for the Export of Livestock… Continue reading.