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What have our lawyers achieved?
Since we became accredited to provide legal advice in 2015, we have:
provided over 400 hours of free legal advice to animal protection advocates
launched legal proceedings against breeders and pet shops
provided advice to the Australian arm of the Non-human Rights Project
acted for many animal protection organisations on a range of legal matters, including corporate law, defamation, freedom of information, the use of covert surveillance, consumer law, judicial review, wildlife law and contract law.
What else have we achieved?
launched the first Australia New Zealand Intervarsity Moot on Animal Law (ANIMAL) and we have successfully run the competition three years in a row.
earmarked the importance of animal law by creating Australia's first Animal Law Week in 2016. Since its inception, numerous events have been held annually across 5 states and territories so that people can hear from leaders and engage with animal law issues
hosted the inaugural Animal Law Institute National Panel Series exploring the lessons animal law can learn from environmental law, featuring academics and animal lawyers from across the country
advocated against the introduction of Ag-Gag laws (our opposition was quoted in the Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport's report)
advocated for the Animal Welfare (Live Baiting) Amendment Bill (SA), which was passed into law
contributed to the discussion on issues that were subject to reform, including the inquiry on jumps racing in South Australia, the Productivity Commission’s report regarding the Regulation of Agriculture and Victoria’s Animal Welfare Draft Action Plan.