10 March 2017
Australians Unite to End the Killing – March to End Slaughter
It’s the elephant in the room at almost every dinner table. Or, to be more precise, the cow, pig or chicken in the room. Many Australians like eating animals, Read More
10 March 2017
Duck Rescuers Ready to Save Native Ducks
The Tasmanian duck shooting season begins tomorrow and duck rescuers are poised ready to spare native ducks becoming part of the annual slaughter.
9 February 2017
Artist Charged Over “Duck Lake” Performance at Opening of Duck Shooting Season
Local artist, Yvette Watt has been charged by Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service over the “Duck Lake” performance which was held at Moulting Lagoon on the opening morning of the 2016 Tasmanian duck shooting season.
2 December 2016
Angels For Animals Offer Message of Peace
Three beautiful angels and one baby angel with wings and halos will be out in Hobart to spread a message
of peace for animals
Animals Tasmania has a thirteen year history of advocating for non-human animals in Tasmania (in it’s current form and in it’s previous incarnation as Against Animal Cruelty Tasmania). Our aim has always been to speak for those who suffer unseen or unheard. Violence towards non-human animals is far-reaching and systemic. If you take the time to look it’s evident in so many aspects of daily life.
This is the inaugural March to End Slaughter in Hobart. It coincides with marches in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide, and the international March that began in Paris about 10 years ago, and has spread to cities around the world.
Although the official event title is March to Close All Slaughterhouses, the associated event material calls for meat & dairy abolition, and farming, fishing and hunting of animals to be abolished. Read More
2 March 2016
Duck Shooters to Face the Music in Art-Meets-Activism Event
Saturday March 5 at dawn
Moulting Lagoon, Tasmania
The opening of the Tasmanian recreational duck shooting season next weekend will see the biggest turnout of duck rescuers in many years. 40 duck rescuers will gather at Moulting Lagoon as part of “Duck Lake” – a visual extravaganza Read More
9 February 2016
Quick Strike the Latest Victim of Horse Racing
Animals Tasmania are renewing the call to end horse racing following the death yesterday of Hobart Cup starter Quick Strike.
“We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Quick Strike as a result of yesterday’s Hobart Cup. Read More
8 February 2016
Stop Abuse of Horses in Racing
Action at Hobart Cup
Animals Tasmania want to see an end to the needless exploitation of horses used in racing. This is part of a wider call for an end to the treatment nonhuman animals as property. Read More