Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across Oceania.
July 16, 2014
Be Cruelty-Free New Zealand was delighted at the Labour Party announcement that it will ban both cosmetics testing on animals and the sale/import of animal-tested products should it win the September General Election.
May 6, 2014
New Zealand passed legislation that prohibits the results of animal tests from being used to assess psychoactive drugs.
March 31, 2014
Ricky Gervais Gets Lippy About Cosmetics Cruelty, Urges Australians to Support Bill to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing
British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais urged his Aussie fans to get active to support the End Cruel Cosmetics Bill.
March 31, 2014
The ICJ ruled that Japan's southern ocean whaling activities were in breach of the International Convention on the Regulation of Whaling.
March 28, 2014
Twenty eight cosmetics companies from across New Zealand, have issued a plea to Prime Minster John Key to ban animal testing for cosmetics in New Zealand.
March 20, 2014
New Zealand's government was legally required to consider banning cosmetic testing on animals due to proposed amendments to New Zealand’s animal welfare laws.
March 17, 2014
Be Cruelty-Free Australia applauded Australian Green Senator Lee Rhiannon for introducing a bill to end cruel cosmetics in Australia.
March 12, 2014
Jona Weinhofen of I Killed the Prom Queen Stars in Be Cruelty-Free Australia Photo Shoot to Ban Cosmetics Animal Testing
Jona Weinhofen, vegan guitarist and vocalist with Australian metal band I Killed the Prom Queen, wants everyone – guys included – to support an end to testing on animals for cosmetics and personal care products like shampoo and hair gel.
October 30, 2013
Losing Out on 1.3 Billion Consumers is Worth It to Australian Company to End Animal Testing in China
Australian skin care company MooGoo has declined a lucrative distribution opportunity in China because the Chinese government refused to import its products without testing them on animals.
October 24, 2013
HSI is calling on New Zealand to become the next country to Be Cruelty-Free.