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: NSW MP slams the “disgraceful” continuation of horse racing and greyhound racing during Covid-19 “national emergency”
Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson has slammed the NSW Government for allowing horse racing and greyhound racing to continue as the state’s Covid-19 situation worsens. ...
MEDIA RELEASE: “We can’t pretend it’s not happening here” – NSW MP calls for ban on slaughter of racehorses after reports thousands of British horses are killed in slaughterhouses
Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson has alleged Australian racehorses are already being killed at knackeries and slaughterhouses, and says news of overseas killing is a reminder...
MEDIA RELEASE: 50 Moree pigeons killed by insecticide as Animal Justice MP condemns Australian “culture of cruelty” toward wildlife
Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party, Mark Pearson, has condemned the killing of around 50 pigeons in Moree, saying the incident is emblematic of a wider problem. “The suffering these animals...