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Agency Number: NG647
Title: ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS (RSPCA)
Start Date: 01 Jan 1872
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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) was first established in Tasmania in 1872 as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and in 1956 was granted the title 'Royal' by Royal Warrant. It became a national organisation in 1981 when all state societies agreed to join and become RSPCA Australia. The Society's primary objective has been to prevent animal cruelty

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40 NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
29 TASMANIAN COMMUNITY
Related Agencies:
NG2037 TASMANIAN DUCK PROTECTION ASSOCIATION 01 Jan 1993
Series Created By Agency:
NS647  MINUTES, ANNUAL REPORTS AND PRESS REPORTS OF THE SOUTHERN BRANCH OF THE RSPCA 01 Aug 1878 31 Dec 1977
NS870  RECORDS OF THE LAUNCESTON BRANCH OF THE RSPCA 01 Sep 1879 03 Oct 1929