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NSW bans greyhound racing

Overwhelming evidence of systemic animal cruelty, including mass greyhound killings and live baiting has prompted the New South Wales government to become the first Australian state to shut down greyhound racing from July 2017. Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Troy Grant announced that the New South Wales Government is acting …

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Helping the homeless

Increasing awareness of the roles companion animals play in the lives of the homeless is resulting in more volunteer services to help and care for these pets on the street. With this support, comes new hope and a raft of benefits for carers and pets alike. Many homeless people living with pets are forced to …

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Ideas to help animals

In October, the University of Melbourne’s ‘Festival of Ideas’ is a smorgasbord of events. One of these events aims to help the orangutan under threat in Indonesia and Borneo by highlighting the devastating effects of palm oil production.   Palm oil is used in a number of everyday items including snack foods, cleaning products and …

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Second Chance Fundraiser

If you love trivia and animals, then hot tail it along to Second Chance Animal Rescue’s 2013 Trivia Night and Charity Auction. On 4 May, the night will help support the work of SCAR and keep them rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs in need of a ‘second chance’. There will be lots of fun …

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Fighting for the Rhino

Damien Mander is an Australian man on a mission. Since 2009, Damien has dedicated his life to protecting endangered African wildlife by taking on criminal syndicates who specialise in illegal poaching. Formally a clearance diver with the Royal Australian Navy before serving with a Special Operations unit with the Australian Army and a Private Military …

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