If you have witnessed animal cruelty in Australia, including neglect or abandonment, you should report it via phone or online form to the RSPCA Inspectorate team (or Animal Welfare League in NSW) in the state or territory it took place. Please note, Northern Territory reports should be made through the NT Government.

Report animal cruelty in Australia by state and territory

Australian Capital Territory

RSPCA by phone 0407 078 221 or Report online

animal cruelty in Australia

Report animal cruelty in Australia. Photo: Henry Majoros/Unsplash

New South Wales

RSPCA by phone 1300 CRUELTY (1300 278 358) or Report online

Animal Welfare League NSW Report online or call 02 8899 3333 for emergency cases.

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Government by phone 1300 720 386 More information


RSPCA by phone 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625) or Report online

South Australia

RSPCA by phone 1300 4 RSPCA (1300 477 722) or Report online


RSPCA by phone 1300 139 947 or Report online


RSPCA by phone 03 9224 2222 or Report online

Western Australia

RSPCA by phone 1300 CRUELTY (1300 278 3589) or Report online