2013 News


AAWS E-Newsletter October edition

October 08-2013

The AAWS and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has continued to advance the issue of caring for animals in emergencies, co-sponsoring the third National Workshop on Plans for Animals in Disasters held in Melbourne last month. View more

Unravelling the relationship between humans and zoo animals

October 17-2013

Melbourne University PhD student, Sally Sherwen, says the impact of visitor presence and behaviour on zoo animals remains poorly understood, which is why she is monitoring the responses of various animal species in Victoria's zoos.View more

Bushfires highlight large animal rescue needs

October 23-2013

The NSW bushfires have again highlighted the needs of animals caught in natural disasters, with an upcoming international conference to be held in Australia set to focus on rescue techniques.View more