Bills

MEDIA RELEASE: RACING NSW FAILS TO REPORT HORSE CRUELTY: Part of racehorse’s tongue “died” and had to be surgically removed after trainer left a tongue tie on, MP exposes in cruelty complaint to RSPCA

Racehorse “My Cousin James” had to have part of his necrotic tongue surgically removed after trainer Steven Phelps failed to remove a tongue tie, a Racing NSW Steward’s Report has revealed. Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson issued a formal...

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN: Speak up to help koalas!

CLICK HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/F7F3D77 Last month the NSW Government attempted to slip what's become known as the "Koala Kill Bill" through the Upper House. It was with the help of the Liberals' own Catherine Cusack that the bill was blocked and sent to...

MEDIA RELEASE: “It’s time to ban whips in horse racing and ban sending racehorses to knackeries”: NSW Animal Justice Party MP Mark Pearson to introduce controversial horse racing bill to NSW Parliament

Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party, Mark Pearson, will introduce a bill to NSW Parliament this month to ban the use of whips, tongue-ties and spurs in horse racing. Mr Pearson is set to introduce his bill to NSW Parliament on Wednesday, November 18. “Whips,...

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 ethical and economic sense, and this report has proven that from the...