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Billboard campaign to ban greyhound racing launches in Brisbane

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 public about the true scale of killing in the industry under the tagline “Running late isn’t the end of the world…unless you’re a greyhound”.

ALQ calls for Zammit’s resignation

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 saying “It does make me angry if it’s been done inhumanely”.

9000 plus Queenslanders against Cronulla Park Greyhound Complex

23rd September 2014

Animal Liberation Queensland reports a further 1,000 plus signatures were lodged with the Logan City Council on Tuesday 16th September opposing the ‘socially unacceptable’ Cronulla Park Greyhound Complex.  The number of local residents and visitors to Logan who are opposed to the Greyhound Racing complex is quickly approaching 10,000!

You can bank on excessive greyhound puppy breeding

1st September 2014

Animal Liberation Queensland [ALQ] is extremely disappointed that Bendigo Bank sponsored the Ipswich Greyhound Puppy Auction last Sunday 24 August at Ipswich Showgrounds. 

Whilst, on the one hand, the Bendigo Bank commendably supports homeless animal adoption, it is showing quite inconsistent ethics in its support of the greyhound racing industry which is directly responsible for the overbreeding and the subsequent “wastage” of some 17,000 dogs each year in Australia.  

Qld Govt launches Gambling Awareness Week and Logan Greyhound Racing Track in same week! Hypocritical and cynical ‘each way bet’ by Newman Govt

30th May 2014

Animal Liberation Qld welcomes Attorney General, Jarrod Bleijie’s comments this week: “gambling can cause irreparable damage to families and individuals, so it’s vital we provide as much support as possible....”  

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