Love animals? Hate animal testing? The ALP wants to hear from you!
17 July 2014
Federal Labor has launched a national consultation on ending the importation, manufacture, sale and advertising of cosmetics (or ingredients) tested on animals. Have your say today!
|“Most Australians would be surprised to learn that some companies test their cosmetics or their ingredients on animals overseas before selling them here”
— Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition.
In fact, Australians are so opposed to cruel animal testing (wherever it happens) that in the lead up to the last Federal election they lobbied hard on the issue. Many people are not aware that while animal testing for cosmetics doesn’t routinely occur in Australia, most of the imported products available have likely been tested on animals overseas.
A Greens bill introduced into the Federal parliament this year would change that by stopping products tested on animals being imported into Australia….