Mulesing is the removal of strips of wool-bearing skin from around the breech (buttocks) of a sheep to prevent the parasitic infection flystrike (myiasis). The Animal Justice Party is working to ban mulesing with a five year phase out giving farmers time to breed the wrinkles out of their flock. In the mean time we are pushing for manditory pain relief both before and after the painful procedure.
Inquiry into animal cruelty laws in NSW – Legislative Council Committee chaired by Mark Pearson to inquire and report on the effectiveness of arrangements for the administration and enforcement of the NSW laws for the protection of animals from cruelty.
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MEDIA RELEASE: Killing of dingoes by MidCoast Council condemned in NSW Parliament by Animal Justice Party MP, Mark Pearson
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MEDIA RELEASE: Mid North Coast residents commended in NSW Parliament for saving animals’ lives in devastating floods
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MEDIA RELEASE: Commercial shooter filmed killing kangaroos next to a kangaroo sanctuary, despite low population numbers
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