Last month’s Senate Estimates hearings revealed that the Federal Department of Agriculture was preparing regulatory changes to facilitate live export of equines such as ponies, horses and donkeys

This is a grave concern expressed by RSPCA, and today is calling for a permanent prohibition on the export of ponies, donkeys and horses for slaughter. Read the official media release from RSPCA Australia here.

The RSPCA are calling on the Australian Government to stop this cruel trade before it starts, have your say on the official Senate petition here.