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AGAINST DUCK SHOOTING
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AGAINST DUCK SHOOTING

27 Mar 2014

Olly the Activist Dog is against duck shooting too When the gunfire subsided, and the skies once again returned to a relative – albeit temporary – state of calm, only then were rescuers able to hear him as he frantically attempted to hide himself in the reeds. This blue-winged shoveler, a native and ‘protected’ species of Australian waterbird, had been injured by gunfire as...

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Help Save the Great Barrier Reef ….
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GBRMPA – reject the Dredge Spoil Dumping Permit for Abbot Point Expansion Project Olly was out campaigning on The Strand, Townsville, this morning collecting signatures on a letter to Russell Reichelt, Chairman and Chief Executive, urging GBRMPA to make the right decision for the Great Barrier Reef re the Abbot Point Expansion. The support was overwhelming and the letters will be delivered to Russell...

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Sign the Petition & Share
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Out campaigning on The Strand Townsville for CRUELTY FREE COSMETICS. Please sign the petition calling on the Australian Government to implement a ban on the sale of all cosmetics that are tested on animals. http://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/australians-for-cruelty-free-cosmetics ____________________________________________________________by...

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Ban the Export of Greyhounds
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Every year hundreds of greyhounds are exported by Australian breeders to racetracks in Macau and mainland China where they face mistreatment, abuse, and certain death. Please stand up for these dogs by signing and sharing the petition: http://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/barnaby-joyce-minister-for-agriculture-ban-the-export-of-greyhounds-from-australia-to-racetracks-overseas ____________________________________________________________by...

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Cruelty Free Cosmetics
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Each year millions of animals suffer while undergoing testing of raw ingredients and final products such as make-up, shaving cream, toothpaste and shampoos. Humane, proven and safe alternatives are available right now and significant reforms in banning animal testing have already been implemented in the UK and the EU. Please sign the petition calling on the Australian Government to implement a ban on the...

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Protect Whales
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Protect Whales

28 Dec 2013

TAKE ACTION by telling the Japanese Embassy that there is nothing ‘scientific’ about killing whales: www.AnimalsAustralia.org/whaling ____________________________________________________________by...

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Some good news for the Great Barrier Reef!
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The decision on whether to allow 3 million cubic metres of toxic dredge spoil to be dumped in the Great Barrier Reef Reef waters has been delayed. Click here to thank the Great Barrier Reef Authority for delaying the decision, and urge them to reject the proposal for good: http://www.getup.org.au/safe-for-the-moment ____________________________________________________________by...

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Can you help Olly out on Facebook?
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PLEASE can you help Olly Activist Dog out …. if you go to the top right entry on Olly’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/ollytheactivistdog (where it tells you how many of your friends like Olly the Activist Dog), and then click on “See All,” you can then click on the rest of your friends to invite them to like Olly’s Page. We’d love to reach 20,000 by...

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Today Olly features on Our Hen House!
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Olly the Activist Dog standing up to Ban Puppy Mills. You can see the photo featured on both the Our Hen House online magazine and Twitter feed. Our Hen House said, “It’s so great to see Olly raising awareness, and being so lovable!” Submit an animal photo to feature on This Animal on This Day: http://www.ourhenhouse.org/submit-taotd/ www.ourhenhouse.org ____________________________________________________________by...

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DON’T BLOW IT GREG HUNT!
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Any day between now and December 13, Environment Minister Greg Hunt will make a decision on Abbot Point and whether 3.5 million cubic metres of seabed will be dug up and dumped in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. This decision would make way for the largest coal port in the world. This handkerchief was originally stitched in August 2013, for Mark Butler,...

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Standing up for Refugees
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COOLING OFF while at the First Friday vigil in support of Refugees this morning outside the Townsville office of Ewen Jones MP. ____________________________________________________________by...

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Take action to save the Great Barrier Reef
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Sign to send an email to Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt today, asking them to immediately halt all dumping and dredging along the Great Barrier Reef coast. http://fightforthereef.org.au/evidence-is-in/ ____________________________________________________________by...

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SAVE OUR GREAT BARRIER REEF
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Out campaigning to save the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. A small activist dog and a cute toddler appealing to the Environment Minister Greg Hunt to step up and announce “NO to the proposed ABBOT POINT expansion”. ____________________________________________________________by...

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PUPPY FACTORIES
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PUPPY FACTORIES

22 Nov 2013

Out campaigning this afternoon to close Puppy Factories in Australia. PLEASE PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT & THEN SHARE http://www.closepuppyfactories.org  ____________________________________________________________by...

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Change the World ….
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Change the World ….

22 Nov 2013

This FREE ONLINE COURSE, starting in January 2014, examines issues concerning poverty, the environment, technology, health care, gender, education and activism to helps us understand better how to initiate positive change. Students who successfully complete the class will receive a Statement of Accomplishment signed by the instructor. Interested in positive change … then sign up now! https://www.coursera.org/course/changetheworld ____________________________________________________________by...

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NO URANIUM MINING
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NO URANIUM MINING

27 Oct 2013

This week is the first anniversary of the Newman State Government’s backflip on uranium mining. Keep Queensland Nuclear Free is marking it with a demonstration tomorrow morning outside the Executive Building when Queensland cabinet ministers arrive for their regular Monday morning meeting. www.facebook.com/KeepQldNuclearFree ____________________________________________________________by...

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The Climate Council
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The Climate Council

29 Sep 2013

Australians deserve independent information about climate change, from the experts. Become a founding friend of the Climate Council, a new independent non-profit organisation established by leading scientists. www.climatecouncil.org.au ____________________________________________________________by...

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STOP LIVE EXPORT
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STOP LIVE EXPORT

13 Sep 2013

Down on The Strand Townsville with Chris, campaigning to Stop Live Export. Order your own free LIVE EXPORT Action Pack and campaign in your own local community:https://animalsaustralia.qnetau.com/take_action/action_packs.php?campaign=2 ____________________________________________________________by...

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CHOOSE CRUELTY FREE
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CHOOSE CRUELTY FREE

11 Sep 2013

Olly Activist Dog out campaigning for Cruelty Free Cosmetics … please support. If you would like a FREE copy of the pocket-sized printed Choose Cruelty Free List just e-mail your name, address and the number of copies you would like to office@choosecrueltyfree.org.au Woof! ____________________________________________________________by...

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Olly campaigning to Stop Live Export
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STOP LIVE EXPORT: Olly Activist Dog has been out campaigning, yet again, to bring an end to this cruel trade. Send your Federal MP a message telling them that live export cruelty has to stop … http://www.banliveexport.com/take_action/disembarkation-cruelty/   ____________________________________________________________by...

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Stop Live Export
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Stop Live Export

29 Jul 2013

Olly the Activist Dog out campaigning on The Strand Townsville North Queensland calling for an end to the cruel Live Export trade. Over the past 30 years, Australia has exported over 150 million animals to the Middle East. During that time some 2.5 million have died enroute. Sadly these animals may well be the lucky ones — saved from brutal treatment in importing countries. Tell...

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Say No to Puppy Farms
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Say No to Puppy Farms

28 Jul 2013

Join ‘Australia Says No to Puppy Farms’ on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AustraliaSaysNoToPuppyFarms ____________________________________________________________by...

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What issues do you want Olly to campaign on?
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With all the new LIKE’s on Olly’s page, we are keen to know more about you! Two quick questions … 1) What issue/s are you most passionate about? 2) What issue would you like to see Olly out campaigning on next weekend? ____________________________________________________________by...

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Protect the Top End from oil, gas and seabed mining
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SIGN & SHARE to Protect the Top End from oil, gas and seabed mining. Take action today to protect our Top End sea life from destructive oil, gas and mining development. http://www.marineconservation.org.au/petitions.php/6/protect-the-top-end-from-oil,-gas-and-seabed-miningWay up north, where the sea meets the sky, there are big plans from big mining to explore the seas in search of oil, gas and minerals. Nearly all of the Top End’s...

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Campaigning for better treatment of Refugees
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RESPECT REFUGEES TOO: Olly with members of Townsville Amnesty International outside the office of Ewen Jones – Federal Member for Herbert (Townsville) North Queensland calling for better treatment for refugees. ____________________________________________________________by...

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