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For the Fathers. cw: this article contains images of violence against other animals and descriptions of violence and sexual exploitation against other animals. This is for the fathers. For the often forgotten individuals held captive within systems of exploitation, valued only for their productivity (or rather their re-productivity) and used in a constant cycle of […]

Artist Contribution: Hazel Alger

When I created the original artwork, as an eight-piece installation telling the brief tale of a meal in progress, my aim was to explore themes of tradition, complacency, and giving non-human animal exploitation a physical identity. Viewing it now, however, it invokes new and different thought processes in me. Revisiting the piece two years onwards, […]

GOVERNMENT INACTION ON DUCK SEASON? NO SURPRISES THERE…

Animal Liberation Tasmania are appalled but unsurprised by the revelations that advice from the Principal Wildlife Management Officer to close eight key sites for the duck slaughter season of 2020 was likely ignored by the minister, Guy Barnett. The inadvertently released minutes from earlier this year advised that due to extreme drought on the mainland […]

NOTICE OF AGM POSTPONEMENT

Due to circumstances beyond our control we are postponing the AGM until the 18/7/2020, to be held at 12:30pm at a venue to be announced. All are welcome, however please be advised that in order to vote or nominate for positions persons are required to be a member. Please visit al-tas.org to join. In order […]

Comments: Ten Mile Enterprises Abattoir, Scottsdale

Comments regarding the proposed Scottsdale Pork Abattoir, Ten Mile Enterprises, Daniel Unwin (Application No. 51/2020) To the General Manager,We write in objection to the construction of the proposed abattoir by Ten Mile Enterprises and seek clarification on a specific operational matter. Our concerns and objections are as follows. 1. Environmental Impact Statement for Abattoir (p.3) […]

SCOTTSDALE PORK: THE HUMANE-WASHING OF KILLING CONTINUES

Humane (adj.): marked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals.Humane-washing (verb): the act of appealing to notions of that which is humane as a marketing strategy. Scottsdale Pork are proposing the construction of a $2.5 million pig slaughterhouse at Springfield in the state’s north-east. The facility will have the capacity to kill at […]

A GUIDE TO WRITING A SUBMISSION ON DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

Government authorities will consider any and all comments received for development proposals. However those which address specific aspects of a proposal in a methodical and reasoned manner will be considered in a higher regard than those that are based purely on emotions. If you do intend to submit comments to the Dorset Council regarding the […]

NOTICE OF AGM

Animal Liberation Tasmania welcomes interested parties to the 2020 AGM. Date and time: 11/7/2020 @ 12:30pm Location to be announced (central nipaluna/hobart area). Meeting will be held in accordance with social distancing guidelines. Please note: only current members are able to vote or nominate for positions. Visit this page to update/register as a member.

OFFICIAL STATEMENT RE: TASMANIAN LIBERAL ANTI-PROTEST LEGISLATION

Animal Liberation Tasmania resoundingly condemns the push by the Tasmanian Liberals to reintroduce draconian anti-protest laws that have the potential to see concerned citizens face jail times usually reserved for criminals convicted of crimes such as murder. Under the proposed legislation, individuals will face the prospect of 18 months imprisonment for a first offence involving […]

Statement regarding Rodeo at the Hobart Show

Following last week’s incident at the Royal Hobart Show in which a young bull severely broke his leg Animal Liberation Tasmania is again calling for an Independent Office of Animal Welfare (IOAW) at a State level. This deeply upsetting incident is a clear example of the way non-human animals suffer and die needlessly for the […]

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