2013 GRANTS RECIPIENTS

Recipient Project Summary Amount
Sentient, The Veterinary Institute for Animal Ethics Sentient Student Essay Prize for Animal Welfare and Ethics This essay competition will encourage Australian veterinary students to consider issues of welfare and ethics that affect animals used in food production, experimentation or entertainment. The winning essays must demonstrate critical analysis and moral consideration for the animals being discussed. $2,300 kindly sponsored by Manage Flitter
Tomorrow’s Protectors Tomorrow’s Protectors Tomorrow’s Protectors will develop a package of resources to educate Victorian tweens about animal sentience at school. The packages will include a documentary video, discussion questions and a resource pamphlet for teachers each aimed at explaining the complex social and emotional lives of farm animals. $4,500
Animal Liberation NSW A Voice for Australia’s Forgotten Farm Animal This project is the continuation of a 2011 Grant awarded to Animal Liberation NSW to produce an investigative report about duck welfare. This stage of the project will build awareness by specifically targeting advertisements towards the Chinese community – the largest population of duck meat consumers in Australia – in an effort to change purchasing behaviours and influence production methods. $8,000
Australian Animal Protection Law Journal (AAPLJ) AAPLJ Online This grant will allow the AAPLJ to create a website to enable the public to access their journal more easily. The website will fill a need which has been clearly identified by subscribers, readers, contributors and law students all seeking to access and search the resources of the AAPLJ online. $9,000
Consume With Care Creating and Promoting an Online Resource for Animal-Friendly Living www.consumewithcare.org provides an online space for consumers to learn more about the animal welfare consequences of their consumption choices. This grant will help Consume With Care to boost their presence in conventional and social media formats in an effort to expand the reach of their ethical message. $10,000

 

Shelley Landmark and Tara Ward Animal Defenders Office (ADO) The ADO will be a non-profit community legal centre based in the ACT specialising in animal law. The ADO will provide legal advice and representation, participate in law reform and offer a comprehensive education program to empower the community to contribute to public decisions which affect animals. $10,500

kindly sponsored in part by a caring Voiceless supporter

 

Ethical Eats Limited Meat Free Week Building on the success of the inaugural 2013 Meat Free Week, this national campaign will again challenge participants to go without meat for one week. In 2014, this initiative will create national discussion around meat consumption while raising money for Voiceless, Bowel Cancer Australia and the Australian Conservation Foundation. $15,000
The Australian PhotoJournalist Unsustainable Cruelty The Australian PhotoJournalist is a magazine published annually by the Centre for Documentary in QLD. This grant will fund the printing of the latest issue titled ‘Unsustainable Cruelty’ which features 272 full colour pages accompanied by the words of 19 authors addressing sentience and animal rights. $15,000
2013 People’s Choice Award
Little Oak Sanctuary Moving Connections Campaign Moving Connections is a public awareness campaign which will splash an animal protection message across Canberra’s public transport system through a series of panel ads to be placed on buses. The ads will connect viewers with individual animal residents of Little Oak Sanctuary, spreading awareness about cruelty and encouraging the adoption of an animal-friendly lifestyle. $15,000 generously funded by public donations to Voiceless