17 March 2014
Greens introduce legislation to end cruel cosmetics
Greens animal welfare spokesperson Senator Rhiannon will introduce a bill to
• ban the testing and sale of cosmetics and cosmetic ingredients that have been tested on animals in Australia
• ban the import and sale of cosmetic products tested on animals.
The bill modifies existing legislation (Industrial Chemicals Act 1989).
Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt said: “Today is a great day for animals and for Australian consumers.