Could Australia be the next cruelty free zone? A landmark proposal by the Greens could mean an end to all cosmetics testing on animals in Australia.
There are laws currently against testing cosmetics and toiletries on animals in Australia, yet sadly many big-name brands such as Procter & Gamble (P&G), Colgate-Palmolive and L’Oreal still fund painful and often lethal tests on animals in other countries before sending their products here.
On Monday, Senator Lee Rhiannon will introduce a private member’s bill to ban all animal-tested cosmetics in Australia, including those imported from countries that test on animals.
Please support Animals Australia and this ban by signing the petition!
In June, the Humane Research Australia commissioned research showing that 81% of Australians supported a total ban on the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. Animal testing is considered medically outdated, sadistic and cruel. There’s 33 reasons as to why animal testing is completely unnecessary.
Animals Australia have provided a helpful list on which companies STILL test on animals, who are to be avoided!