2013 News


Consultation for cattle and sheep standards

March 07-2013

A 60-day public consultation period opened has opened on the draft Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Cattle and for Sheep.View more

AAWS 2012 Progress Report

March 08-2013

The 2012 report on AAWS progress was prepared by the Australian Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (AUSAWAC) and highlights a broad scope of activity and a very high level of in-kind contribution to this program across national and international animal welfView more

13 new AAWS projects receive funding

March 13-2013

The Australian Government is set to build on its strong track record in animal welfare, today announcing $360,000 to fund 13 new projects under the Australian Animal Welfare Strategy.View more

AAWS March E-Newsletter

March 14-2013

The March 2013 edition of the AAWS E-Newsletter.View more

Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare Position Statement

March 19-2013

The Zoo and Aquarium Association has recently announced the release of their Animal Welfare Position Statement (the AWPS).View more

New animal welfare information hub

March 25-2013

A revamped Australian Animal Welfare Strategy (AAWS) website is now providing a central information hub on all aspects of animal welfare policies and practices, following an extensive upgrade. View more