Friends for Rabbits

During the last federal election the Turnbull Government promised to ban cosmetics testing on animals and although we welcome their new Industrial Chemicals Bill 2017, we are concerned that it does not go far enough.  The bill has a loophole which would severely undermine the ban.

A Senate Inquiry is now underway and we submitted our recommended amendments* in June to the Committee.  We are now calling on the Senate to support our amendments to the bill making the ban water tight.

TAKE ACTIONPlease support our #BeCrueltyFree Australia campaign by scrolling down to complete our online form calling on the Senate to support amendments to ensure a water tight ban on cosmetic testing on animals.

* You can read our full submission outlining the recommended amendments here, but please don’t forget to come back and Take Action for the animals!

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  1. It really is time that the abhorrent use of animals for the testing of cosmetics is stopped. I never purchase items unless they have ‘not tested on animals ‘ on the label, so to me it’s a no brainer to allow this cruelty to continue.

  2. Yulin and ANY DOG MEAT TRADE is cruel,inhumane and NOT culture AT ALL – the dogs are tortured all in the name of MONEY.huMAN BEINGS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE THE SUPERIOR RACE – THEN ACT LIKE IT.WE are supposed to be CIVILIZED.

    1. I wanted to lodge a formal complaint to the South Korean Embassy in Canberra about this barbaric farming this afternoon and when I went online, they made their complaints form all in Korean and not even google could translate that part of their website. So i’ll have to email them my formal complaint tomorrow instead.

  3. Stop the loop holes.
    Australia – this needs to be a PROPER ban, not just a token ban.

    This is 2017, quit the unnecessary cruelty.

    Thank you

  4. There is absolutely NO reason why any animals should be subjected to testing – and the cosmetic companies know it.

    1. That’s right! I have built up a beautiful collection of cosmetics and products that are not tested on animals. The quality is amazing. If small/local companies can produce this stuff, why can’t everyone??

  5. Please stop torture of all animals. Just because they cannot say anything, doesn’t give us right to subject them to cruelty.

  6. Would the decision makers implement the cessation of this insane practice! There must be an ethical and intelligent person amongst you somewhere…..

  7. Most Australians care about animal welfare and are finally refusing to use products that have been tested on animals. We want a permanent and comprehensive ban on all cosmetic testing on animals in Australia. Legislation without loopholes!

  8. I am astonished that Australia and so many other countries are so old-fashioned as to test on non-human animals at all. Why do it? There is no help to humans to be gained from this practice. Unless of course, those groups enjoy torture and murder. That would probably be it I suppose. Those groups must be stopped and all animals protected from being used as test subjects for any reason.

  9. Cmon Australia…Stop the cosmetic tests on these defenseless animals…so barbaric….all for the sake of vanity….

  10. Do unto others (including all innocent and defenseless Beloved Animals) as you would have them do unto you … we are somewhat like the beloved animals, the only difference is, they are born with innate abilities to understand the depth of life, humans still have to learn it. Being a humanitarian in this world is easy for most who have the gift of compassion, it is just so hard trying to convince the others, to understand the significance of being humane … all lives matter not just human life !!!

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