Senate Passes Cross-Party Motion to End Animal Testing for Cosmetics

Senate ban cosmetic testingEarlier this week brought good news from the Australian Senate for animals involved in cosmetics testing. On 27 November 2014, the Senate has passed a cross-party motion in support of ending animal testing for cosmetics:

Earlier this year, the Panel made verbal and written submissions to the national ALP Cosmetics & Animal Testing Policy Consultation, in support of a national ban. You can read the Consultation’s Final Report here, which concluded that there is ‘broad support’ for a ban across Australia:

The Panel congratulates the work of ‘Be Cruelty-Free Australia’ for contributing to this development. To learn more about how you can assist their campaign, visit: