Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across Oceania.
February 22, 2016
#BeCrueltyFree Australia welcomed yesterday’s announcement from Labor MPs Clare O’Neil, Tanya Plibersek and Stephen Jones that the Australian Labor Party has introduced legislation to ban cosmetics animal testing in Australia and the import and manufacture of newly animal-tested cosmetic products and their ingredients.
December 30, 2015
The US federal action to place African lions on the list of threatened and endangered species could and should cripple the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa, given that Americans account for nearly nine of every 10 kills at these despicable facilities.
December 22, 2015
A Major Blow to South Africa’s Canned Lion Hunting Industry as African Lions Gain Protection Under U.S. Law
In a move that is likely to put a major dent in South Africa’s canned hunting industry for lions, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it would institute important new measures to protect lions under the Endangered Species Act.
November 18, 2015
Japanese Whaling Company Found Guilty of ‘Wilful Contempt’, Fined $1millionAUS in Court Case by Humane Society International
In a historic victory for whales, the federal court in Australia has found Japanese whaling company Kyodo Senpaku guilty of contempt of court for killing minke whales in the Australian Whale Sanctuary, in breach of a 2008 injunction and Australian law.
April 24, 2015
Jazzy the guinea pig has an important message to share about the plight of her friends who are forced to undergo cruel and outdated cosmetics animal testing just for the sake of a new shampoo or lipstick in time for World Day For Animals in Laboratories
April 21, 2015
Ahead of World Day for Animals in Laboratories, Adalita Srsen, from Australian rock band Magic Dirt, said testing cosmetics on live animals is ‘cruel, outdated and unreliable’ and the practice should be banned in Australia.
March 31, 2015
#BeCrueltyFree Campaign Milestone as New Zealand Becomes First Australasian Country to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing
New Zealand took a major step toward joining the growing list of progressive nations to ban cruel animal testing of cosmetics, following a two-year campaign by #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand.
March 31, 2015
ウェリントン— #BeCrueltyFree ニュージーランドの2年間に渡るキャンペーンの末、ニュージーランドは増加する、残酷な化粧品の動物実験を禁止している進歩的な国の仲間入りに向けて、大きな一歩を踏み出した。ニュージーランド緑の党のモージョ・メーザーズ議員により提案された動物福祉法の改正案に近い法改正が可決され、ニュージーランド国内で化粧品の動物実験が二度と行われてほしくないというニュージーランドの消費者や化粧品企業の決断が反映された形となった。
March 23, 2015
Miss Universe New Zealand & Animal Groups Take 90,000 Signatures to Parliament Calling for Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban
Miss Universe New Zealand, Rachel Millns, and international model Anna-Lisa Christiane, joined with animal campaigners at Parliament today to present more than 90,000 signatures calling for a ban on animal testing for cosmetics.
March 17, 2015
A host of Kiwi music stars are lining up to add their voice to the #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand campaign for a ban on cruel and outdated animal testing for cosmetics such as mascara and shampoo.