Agriculture and Markets Law. Chapter 69 Of the Consolidated Laws. Abandonment of certain animals An animal is deemed to be abandoned when it is placed in the custody of a veterinarian, veterinary hospital, boarding kennel owner or operator, stable owner or operator, or any other person for treatment, board, or care and:
Without a comprehensive legal ban there is nothing to prevent cosmetics animal testing taking place here in Australia, or overseas during development of products sold in our shops. Such bans are already in place in more than 30 countries globally.
It's time to put Australia on the map as a country that says NO to cosmetics cruelty. A ban on new animal testing for cosmetic products or their ingredients in Australia A ban on the sale of cosmetics newly tested on animals or containing newly animal-tested ingredients Why?
The Senate Inquiry releases its report. BeCrueltyFree Australia's recommended amendments are introduced into the Senate. June - BeCrueltyFree Australia makes a submission to the Senate Inquiry on the Government's bill, outlining recommended amendments to ensure the bill bans all new cosmetic animal testing for cosmetics purposes, not just some.
Read the submission here.
June - BeCrueltyFree Australia welcomes the Government's bill, but urges amendments to ensure ban is comprehensive and meets EU and international precedents. June - Following a 4 year campaign by BeCrueltyFree Australia, the Federal Government pledged to ban the testing of cosmetic ingredients on animals in Australia and the sale of cosmetic products and ingredients that have been tested on animals outside of Australia.
Read more here February - The Australian Labor Party introduced legislation to ban cosmetics animal testing in Australia and the import and manufacture of newly animal-tested cosmetic products and their ingredients.
September - A motion in support of ending cruel animal testing for cosmetics was moved in the House of Representatives by Government MP Jason Wood. The motion was drafted following discussions with BeCrueltyFree Australia.
November - Be Cruelty-Free Australia Worked with Liberal Senator Ruston and all co-sponsoring parties to achieve the passing of a cross-party Senate motion in support of ending animal testing for cosmetics.
September - Be Cruelty-Free Australia made a detailed submission to the Australian Labor Party's Cosmetics and Animal Testing Policy Consultationcalling for a ban on the importation, manufacture, and sale of cosmetic products and ingredients tested on animals.
Labor is now in the process of developing policy options in response to this evidence of overwhelming support. To view Be Cruelty-Free Australia's submission just click here: The Bill was introduced into the Senate on March 18th This legislation would amend the Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Act the ICNA Act to prohibit developing, manufacturing, selling, advertising or importing into Australia cosmetics, or ingredients for cosmetics, which have been tested on live animals after the commencement of Schedule 1 to the Bill.
This progress towards prohibiting cosmetics animal testing in Australia reflects both the global trend to end cosmetics animal testing and the will of Australians who oppose using animals for the development of cosmetics. Be Cruelty-Free Australia's discussions with politicians, regulators, and industry are ongoing.
Jazzy the guinea pig wants Australia to BeCrueltyFree 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.
Australian Politicians Pledging to Be Cruelty-Free An ever growing number of Australian politicians from all parties are voicing their support for the campaign. Politicians who have pledged to BeCrueltyFree:China Implements Rule Change in First Step Towards Ending Animal Testing of Cosmetics.
Chinese animal groups celebrate with Be Cruelty-Free China as up to 10, animals a year could be saved from tests. Animal cruelty is not just a dog chained to a fence or fighting rings. Learn animal cruelty facts so you know how to step in and take action for change.
Primate Research. Animal tests are conducted all over the world causing horrific suffering to animals. The majority of animals used for testing are rats and mice. February - The Australian Labor Party introduced legislation to ban cosmetics animal testing in Australia and the import and manufacture of newly animal-tested cosmetic products and their ingredients.
The Ethical Cosmetics Bill was drafted following months of campaigning by #BeCrueltyFree Australia. Read more here.; Jan - Seven of Australia’s leading animal protection organisations. Summary: These Tennessee anti-cruelty provisions define "animal" as a domesticated living creature or a wild creature previously captured.
A person commits the offense of cruelty to animals (a Class A misdemeanor) if he or she intentionally or knowingly tortures, maims or grossly overworks an animal; fails unreasonably to provide necessary food, water, care or shelter for an animal in the.
Summary: These Tennessee anti-cruelty provisions define "animal" as a domesticated living creature or a wild creature previously captured. A person commits the offense of cruelty to animals (a Class A misdemeanor) if he or she intentionally or knowingly tortures, maims or grossly overworks an animal; fails unreasonably to provide necessary food, water, care or shelter for an animal .