The Stunning of Cattle

PRESS RELEASE. NATIONAL SURVEY BY NIELSEN SHOWS OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FOR AUSTRALIAN CATTLE TO BE STUNNED PRIOR TO SLAUGHTER. A national survey, commissioned by Australians for Animals Inc. and undertaken by Nielsen, has shown overwhelming support for legislation that would require the stunning of Australian cattle prior to slaughter both within Australian abattoirs and overseas. Respondents to Nielsen’s national online Omnibus survey were asked:- “ Do you support or oppose the introduction of a law that would require all Australian cattle … More…

Great Barrier Reef and the Queensland Elections

AFA has had long experience with the impact of noise in the marine environment.   Given the projected number of ports along Queensland’s urban coastline together with a massive increase in coal ships, the acoustic trauma to marine creatures will be incredibly destructive.  So destructive in fact that the fate of Humpback whales, dolphins, dugongs, turtles, coral, fish, and many  other marine creatures may be extinction.  Noise in the marine environment causes enormous stress, it interrupts or prevents communication between animals, … More…

Mainstream Religious Leaders Ignore Animal Cruelty

In recent weeks, Australians for Animals Inc. co-ordinator has been banging on the doors of the mainstream churches seeking their support for a desperately needed increase in Inspectors who can police the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act on the mid and Far North Coast of NSW. Animal cruelty is out of control with a huge increase in the population and one sole RSPCA Inspector whose area ranges from Coffs Harbor to the Queensland border. In spite of all the … More…