News & Events
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7 December 2013
Cruelty-free West Expo by the Caroline Springs Animal Welfare Network: at Westwaters Hotel and Entertainment Complex, Caroline Springs, Melbourne
30 November 2013 (99 On York, Sydney)
Let’s Go Ape! Fundraiser for The Orangutan Project featuring Cornelia Frances, comedian Johnny Pace, live music and more.
For a comprehensive summary of what’s going on in China, Brazil and other countries where animal testing of imported cosmetics is still required, please visit our page China- what’s the story?
HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign update on the latest news from China re a proposed review of animal testing regulations. (October 2013)
The Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, today announced that a re-elected Labor Government would lead a national consultation on phasing out the importation, manufacture, sale, and advertising of cosmetics or cosmetic ingredients tested on animals. (August 2013)
BUAV announces positive steps to end animal experimentation in Italy. (August 2013)
EU Health Commissioner Tonio Borg has urged Chinese authorities to follow the European example and rid the cosmetics arena of animal testing and turn to alternative methods instead. (June 2013)
HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign launch in China. (June 2013)
HSI’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign celebrates India’s ban on animal testing of cosmetics. (June 2013)
NEAVS welcomes retirement of laboratory chimpanzees but the NIH still has a way to go. (June 2013)
HRA exposes the University of Newcastle conducting invasive surgery on conscious Greyhounds. (May 2013)
BUAV brings about an end to animal testing of cosmetics in the EU. (April 2013)
The Sunday Age gives a general overview of the shocking number of animals used in animal experiments. (December 2012)
The Sunday Age exposes a monkey farm in Victoria where primates are being bred specifically for use in experiments. (November 2012)