Media Releases and Statements

Wed 14 Aug 2019
Following my appearance before the Committee on Monday 12 August, I wish to make the following points to supplement the evidence I provided. Regarding the occurrence of “humane slaughter” in Australian slaughterhouses: The definition of the word “humane” is as follows: Having or showing compassion or benevolence. (Oxford Dictionary) It is a logical fallacy to suggest that animals can be “compassionately” or “benevolently” slaughtered unnecessarily against their will. There is nothing compassionate about sending an animal into a gas chamber, or slicing a knife across their throat, in order to sell parts of their carcase for commercial gain. Regarding Senator McMahon’s denial of exemptions for livestock animals under st... Read more >
Fri 9 Aug 2019

Aussie Farms' submission to the Victorian parliamentary inquiry around the establishment of new laws to target animal rights activism.

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Thu 8 Aug 2019

Aussie Farms' submission to the federal parliamentary inquiry around the establishment of new laws to target animal rights activism.

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Mon 22 Jul 2019

The NSW Government has today announced proposed amendments to the Biosecurity Act (2015), introducing on-the-spot fines of up to $220,000 for individuals, or $400,000 for organisations, who trespass inside factory farms and slaughterhouses to gather footage or to protest.

Once again, the issue of biosecurity is being used as an excuse to attempt to limit consumer awareness of the systemic cruelty occurring in farms and slaughterhouses across the country.

There has not been a single incident of a biosecurity hazard caused by activists, despite hundreds of investigations into farms and slaughterhouses by activists over the last 40 years.

Those investigations have revealed countless atrocities that would otherwise still be an industry secret...

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