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: “The government is censoring the people who actually care about greyhounds”: AJP MP Mark Pearson slams “hypocritical” government review of greyhound racing act
A mandatory review by the NSW government into the Greyhound Racing Act 2017 is censoring opinion from the public, Mr Pearson claims. The review is currently accepting submissions from the public,...
MEDIA RELEASE: “Farmers know the industry will bleed to death if mulesing continues”: AJP MP Mark Pearson praises new industry report that supports calls to abandon mulesing
Mulesing will cost the Australian woolgrowing industry its future if it continues, AJP MP Mark Pearson has reiterated following the release of a new industry report. “Moving away from mulesing makes...
MEDIA RELEASE: Six million lambs mutilated without pain relief in NSW every year: NSW Animal Justice Party MP Mark Pearson calls on the community to give their feedback on a new bill that would mandate pain relief for mulesing
A bill that mandates pain relief for mulesing and would eventually ban the practice entirely in NSW has been sent to an inquiry for consideration. The inquiry will allow the public to comment on the...