Animal Law and Policy Reform

Access high-quality, free, Animal Law Education (ALE) resources for tertiary educators.


Produced in collaboration with the Bond University Centre for Professional Legal Education, these resources provide students and teachers with the information they need to understand and discuss animal law and policy reform in Australia.

Students will learn about the concepts and processes involved in animal law and policy reform in Australia, and explore the challenges of achieving reform in this context.

Encourage critical thinking, discussion and debate on the subject by downloading our free ALE resources below.

  • Podcast
  • Presentation
  • Useful Resources
  • Tutorial & Assessment Program


EPISODE 2 – Animal law and policy reform



This engaging and informative 40-minute educational podcast is suitable for first year to advanced law students. Students can listen in to hear from some of Australia’s foremost legal experts and animal advocates, discussing their experiences with trying to achieve animal law and policy reform in Australia.


Access the transcript of the podcast here. 


Animal Law and Policy Reform

This presentation provides an overview of the key concepts and processes of law reform in Australia, and explores the challenges and future opportunities for animal law reform.

Prepared by animal law expert, Dr Alexandra McEwan (CQUniversity), with assistance from Dr Jed Goodfellow (Macquarie University), Prof Nick James (Bond University) & Dr Meg Good (Voiceless).

This presentation can be accessed in a variety of formats:


Access some of the most relevant and up-to-date literature and commentary on this topic, here.


Animal law educators can access a professionally developed Tutorial and Assessment Program on this topic for use in the tertiary classroom below.

Download the Tutorial Program here.
Download the Suggested Assessment Tasks and Marking Rubrics here.

Materials produced in collaboration with the Bond University Centre for Professional Legal Education


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