3 June 2016
The Coalition Government (Australia) announces that “a re-elected Turnbull Government will ban the sale of cosmetic products tested on animals. The ban will take effect from 1 July 2017, providing industry and retailers with a defined and reasonable transition period.”
"The testing of cosmetics on animals is unethical, unnecessary, of highly questionable value and should stop. We no longer need to test cosmetics on animals and many countries, including the European Union, have banned the use of cosmetic ingredients tested on animals. I can’t see any reason why Australia shouldn’t follow suit which is why a Coalition Government will legislate this change if re-elected.” Mr Ken Wyatt MP.
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