Connect with us

Local News

Animal protection laws in Australia have been set up to fail | The Transcontinental

Published

on



We are in the heat of an Australian summer when I pull my car up outside a sheep station.

Sheep lay on the ground not moving, and I can’t tell if they are alive or not.

Further from the fence line I can see rotting carcasses of sheep, their eyes and stomach open and being picked at by birds.

I take photos on my phone and look up the number for the RSPCA.

Before they even answer, I am furious.

I know that no one may ever come, and even if they do it may be days or weeks away.

Prosecution for animal cruelty is so unlikely I don’t even give it a thought.

Anyone who works or volunteers in animal protection will know exactly how I am feeling.

But our anger is misdirected, the RSPCA isn’t to blame. This is the government’s fault.

Animal…



Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Coming to Port Augusta Sunday 16 May KEVIN BLOODY WILSON Get your tickets at …
NIGHT WORKS Joy Baluch AM Bridge Duplication Project Night Works – Joy Baluch…