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In October 2019 the Queensland government announced its support for a new $39 million greyhound racing track at Ipswich - the Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre. Construction is expected to start in 2022 with first races to be held by the end of 2023 if this track goes ahead.
October 2021 As we near the end of 2021, it’s been two years now since the draft Qld Rodeo Standards and Guidelines (S&Gs) were developed. Two years in which the Qld Agriculture Minister Mark Furner has not yet revealed his decision on the fate of the dreadful calf roping (rope and tie) event.
An application for the expansion of Wilrose Piggery in Netherby, near Maryborough, has been lodged with the Fraser Coast Regional Council. The expansion would allow the piggery to house around 16,000 pigs at any time.
UPDATE: 7 December 2021 More great news!! The council has confirmed that no appeal was received during the appeal period for this puppy farm. This puppy farm proposal is now officially rejected and closed.  UPDATE: 14 October 2021
An application for the expansion of SP Northern Farming Operations’ Piggery in Lundavra, near Goondiwindi, has been lodged with the Goondiwindi Regional Council. The expansion would allow the piggery to house around 110,000 pigs at any time and would make it one of the largest piggeries in...
Thanks to everyone that made our July 2021 fundraiser such a success! Keep an eye out for more upcoming events! ---- Support the cause and enjoy a party at the same time!
Despite no evidence that they contribute to swimmer safety, Queensland uses shark nets and drumlines as part of its shark control program.
Updated 22 May 2021 The Queensland government is currently reviewing Queensland's Animal Care and Protection Act 2001 (ACPA). This is the first full review of Queensland's primary animal welfare legislation in 20 years. 
2 May 2021 Animal Liberation Qld has today launched a new campaign to highlight the enormous impacts on animals and the environment of Australia's beef industry. Timed to coincide with the industry's flagship event - the Beef Australia expo - in Rockhampton, the campaign seeks to uncover the truth...
On Friday 26th February 2021, the NSW government moved to ban the captive breeding of cetaceans (which includes dolphins, whales, orcas and porpoises). This is great news and means that Queensland is now the only state in Australia with an active captive dolphin breeding facility. 

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