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MEDIA RELEASE 22 May 2017 - For Immediate Release The Qld Government has just announced plans for a public health commission to tackle Queensland’s high obesity and chronic disease rates by supporting children, young people and families to adopt a healthy lifestyle. The announcement comes...
Animal Liberation Qld has today marked the 2 year anniversary of the groundbreaking 4 Corners 'Making a Killing' exposé into the greyhound racing industry. The program aired shocking undercover footage of live baiting, obtained by Animal Liberation Qld and Animals Australia, and revealed...
MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release – 24 October 2016   A joint RSPCA Qld and Animal Liberation Qld billboard designed to create awareness of the cruel rodeo event of calf roping has been rejected by the Outdoor Media Association because of concerns that the images were too violent...
2nd June 2016 Animal Liberation Qld (ALQ) is calling on the state government to ban ‘calf scruffing’, following the release of video footage showing frightened animals being manhandled and tackled to the ground by members of the public who participated in this event at the Boonah Show last...
1 November, 2015. The Sydney Morning Herald has made a crucial factual error in its article “'Ditch dairy' animal welfare campaign called 'irresponsible'”. (01/11/15) The overall thrust of the article is that Animal Liberation Queensland’s current ‘Ditch Dairy’ campaign is irresponsible because...
Brisbane, 7th October 2015 – Animal Liberation Queensland today launched a billboard campaign at Brisbane’s Central Station highlighting the widespread killing, or ‘wastage’, of dogs and puppies in the greyhound racing industry. The billboard, the first part of an ongoing campaign, will educate the...

MEDIA RELEASE - For Immediate Release – 3 August 2015

Animal Liberation Qld is calling for the Queensland Government to step in and guarantee that Townsville's racing greyhounds are not killed. 

“It sounds like the Townsville Greyhound Racing Club is attempting to blackmail Racing Queensland for further funding, threatening the lives of 300 healthy greyhounds”, said Animal Liberation Qld President Mr Chay Neal.  Townsville Greyhound Racing Club President Gary Heath was quoted in...
Animal Liberation Qld is calling for Tony Zammit, President of Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association, to either resign or be sacked. Following the discovery of 55 greyhound carcasses in Bundaberg, in Thursday’s Courier Mail (“Racing rocked by grisly dog find”) Zammit was quoted as...
16 February, 2015 70 Australian greyhound trainers, including leading identities, have been implicated in illegal and brutal training methods - where live animals are tied to mechanical lures and dogs incited to chase and kill them.   Evidence gathered during ground-breaking...
12th October 2014 Logan community members and a coalition of greyhound protection groups have turned out in force to loudly protest state government plans to build a new greyhound racing track at Cronulla Park, Slacks Creek. Two hundred and thirty protesters, along with dozens of...

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