Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across Oceania.
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.
August 29, 2013
HSI's Be Cruelty-Free campaign welcomed the Australian labor party's pledge to ban cruel cosmetics.
August 21, 2013
HSI works to improve life for street dogs in American Samoa and around the world.
July 25, 2013
Our Be Cruelty-Free New Zealand Campaign Urges Prime Minister John Key To Hop To It And Ban Animal Testing For Cosmetics
HSI and campaign parter SAFE handed in a petition urging the prime minister of New Zealand to ban animal testing for cosmetics.
June 26, 2013
Australia took Japan to court to try to end scientific whaling in the Southern Ocean.