Tag: <span>greyhound</span>

Qantas ceases greyhound exports to Asia following damning report

Posted December 12, 2015 18:03:42 Qantas will cease racing greyhound freight services to Asia following damning revelations hundreds of the Australian animals deemed too “slow” are becoming exported to the region. The exportation is in breach of racing guidelines and the animals suffer in shocking situations. Qantas issued a statement, creating mention of an ABC…

Stress on Government to ban greyhound exports

Posted December 10, 2015 15:53:48 Calls are increasing for the Federal Government to take action against Australia’s greyhound racing market following revelations on the ABC that animals sent overseas are becoming cruelly treated and languishing in appalling circumstances in components of Asia, which includes Macau and Vietnam. Following a six-month investigation, the ABC’s 7:30 system…

Four Corners’ greyhound industry investigation wins Gold Walkley

Posted December 03, 2015 23:57:05 A Four Corners investigation that uncovered animal mistreatment in the greyhound racing sector has won the coveted Gold Walkley Award. ABC journalists have taken out many categories at the Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism in Melbourne on Thursday night, with Fairfax and News Corporation journalists and reports also recognised….