Challenging the use of animal experiments and promoting more humane and scientifically-valid non-animal methods of research

humane research

Better ways to do research

An overview of methods and technologies that can replace animals in biomedical research and testing...

Ban primate experiments

Hidden away in Australian research laboratories, hundreds of primates are being used in a variety of biomedical experiments...

Ban the Forced Swim Test

Call on Australian universities to end this cruel and unscientific test which is facing increasing scrutiny over its lack of validity...



Reservations over Vaccine Hope

These are extraordinary times. The speed with which the COVID-19 pandemic has spread throughout the world has caught the scientific community by surprise. However, researchers

Can’t We Just Use Prisoners?

In HRA’s communications about the wrongs of animal research, we sometimes come up against the suggestion that in place of animals, society should use criminals,


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