Continuing on his rhetoric in April, the Morrison government is fast-tracking laws to punish those they believe are as ‘agri-terrorists’.
According to the RSPCA, the rise of social media has emboldened acts of animal cruelty like never before. Short of legislative changes, the people I spoke to are facing a visceral, losing battle.
The man taping himself running over emus was found, not by police, but by social media.
It’s been a week of relative detritus what with One Nation and Brexit. But there was a dog…and perhaps that is enough.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Cara Barnard (11) shares her concerns of the future, and what she’d say to the Prime Minister of the present.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that the stranger the person, the stranger the pet they own. This certainly holds true for the artists of yesteryear.
In a substantial move, lawmakers in the ACT will now recognise the feelings of animals in future legal rulings.
Last year, the government recorded the conditions that live sheep suffer during export. However, their “official version” has some substantial details missing.
To celebrate Australia Day, the Southern Cross Veterinary clinic supports a beach day for the hounds of the Eastern Suburbs. Here’s how you and your best buddy can get involved!
Sadly, animal cruelty thrives in the darker corners of our society. But, with harsher penalties now in force, I’m wondering if the deterrent is steep enough.
Good news! Evolutionary biologists have discovered a “cheating gene”, one that is present across numerous species. But, that doesn’t give you an excuse. Yet.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Bailey Mason (15) was at the recent protest that questioned Sea World’s dolphin captivity program.
…and other things you didn’t know you needed to know.
As part of The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program, Bailey Mason analyses the growing vegan meat market and the resistance shown by those who rely on animal-based products.
The NSW government’s backflip on greyhound racing highlights a policy issue as much as a moral one.
With Japan out of the World Cup, they’ve decided to kill the psychic octopus that crossed them. Luckily, Russia’s psychic cat is still in the tournament. Run, Achilles, Run!
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15) believes it’s time we move on from an antiquated tourist activity.
In a bold move, the Victorian government has moved to ban the sale of puppies in pet stores across the state.
What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Next Gen program publishes our students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Bailey Mason (15), challenges us to build on the animal rights victories we won in 2017.
Despite what the labelling says, the truth is that there is little difference in the way the egg is produced. For the first time in 15 years, a complete overhaul of the system is on the cards.
As a visitor to Bali, I felt compelled to help in the face of the Mt Agung crisis. As I walked up the side of a volcano to rescue animals left behind, fear and doubt followed close behind me.
At the end of my relationship, the ownership of our dog became paramount. And as I’ve learned, fur or human baby, things fall apart quickly. Sorry, Bosco.