Greens call for legal recognition of animal sentience
Today Abigail delivered an impassioned speech for her bill to legally recognise animals' capacity to feel joy, fear, pleasure, suffering and more.
'Whole of life' means whole of life!
Today Abigail has condemned the Government's weasel words on greyhound whole-of-life tracking.
Animal experimentation must be phased out
Today Abigail supported an AJP Bill to require the right to be released for cats and dogs used in medical experimentation. This is a small step in phasing out all animal testing...
Greyhound e-tracking a sham
The NSW Government’s new so-called ‘whole of life e-tracking system’ is a sham that does not address the concerns of greyhound advocates that dogs are being transferred out of the industry (and...
Govt's review into animal welfare laws is well overdue
Abigail took the opportunity to urge the Government to do their job of updating our outdated animal welfare laws.
Non-answers from the Minister for Racing on dodgy and unwanted greyhound facility proposal
Abigail questioned the Minister for Racing on the proposed large-scale greyhound rehoming facility in Martindale, which is hugely unwanted by community and animal welfare advocates. The answers received were non-answers, leaving us...
Calling out cruelty in greyhound and horse racing legislation
Abigail attempted to pass amendments to racing legislation dealing with animal cruelty, welfare, and regulatory oversight. Unfortunately yet again the Government and Labor continue to support such a cruel industry.
Yet again more dodgy-ness from the greyhound racing industry
Today Abigail spoke in support of a call for papers regarding scepticism around a recent political polling survey from Greyhound Racing NSW.
Greens condemn horrific Million Dollar Chase
Today Abigail gave notice of a motion condemning the Coalition for their refusal to shut down the cruel greyhound racing industry.
Greens stand with Martindale community against greyhound racing industry’s proposal
Abigail Boyd, Greens MP and Spokesperson for Animal Welfare, met with the Martindale community this week to hear their concerns about Greyhound Racing NSW’s (GRNSW) proposed Greyhound Kennels.