Useful Resources

A selection of resources are listed below to encourage further reading on animal law and policy reform. Please feel free to contact legal@voiceless.org.au with suggested additions.

Journal Articles

Books and Dissertations

Book Chapters

  • Cao, D. & White, S. (eds.) Animal Law and Welfare – International Perspectives (Springer, 2016) – Chapter 6: Animal Protection Law in Australia: Bound by History (White, S.).
  • Cao, D. & White, S. (eds.) Animal Law and Welfare – International Perspectives (Springer, 2016) – Chapter 10: Regulatory Capture and the Welfare of Farm Animals in Australia (Goodfellow, J.).
  • Hadley, J. Animal Neopragmatism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) The Political Problem of Welfare.
  • Sankoff, P. & White, S. (eds.) Animal Law in Australasia (Federation Press, 2016) – Animal Welfare Codes and Regulations – The Devil in Disguise? (Dale, A.).
  • Sankoff, P. & White, S. (eds.) Animal Law in Australasia (Federation Press, 2016) – Animal Welfare Law Enforcement: To Punish or Persuade? (Goodfellow, J.).
  • Springer, G. & Grimm, H. (eds.) Professionals in Food Chains (Wageningen Academic Publishers, 2018) – Achieving Effective Animal Protection Under the Threat of ‘Ag-Gag’ Laws (Whitfort, A.).

Submissions

Animal Law Institute 

Voiceless, the animal protection institute 

Animal Defenders Office

Law Institute of Victoria Animal Welfare Working Group

NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Committee

Lawyers for Animals

Legislation

Ag-gag style legislation

Ag-gag response legislation

Animal sentience recognition legislation  

Animal testing for cosmetics ban legislation 

Factory farming regulation legislation 

Greyhound racing prohibition legislation  

Independent office of animal welfare legislation  

Live export regulation legislation 

Puppy farm regulation legislation  

Recreational duck hunting ban legislation