About HRA - Humane Research Australia

Humane Research Australia Inc. is a not for profit organisation that challenges the use of animal experiments and promotes more humane and scientifically-valid non animal methods of research.

Our Vision

HRA's vision is one;

  • where millions of animals no longer suffer pain, deprivation, bodily alteration and untimely death in the name of science;
  • where scientific establishments are lined with significant achievement awards instead of cages;
  • where inappropriate animal models are replaced with progressive technologies; and
  • where every patient receiving lifesaving medications can be confident knowing that their treatments have been safely and thoroughly tested through methodologies that are directly relevant to humans.

Mission Statement and Principles

Humane Research Australia works professionally and ethically to develop community-wide awareness of animal experimentation; pursues all reasonable channels to eliminate such experimentation and champions the benefits of realistic, scientifically effective alternatives to all forms of animal usage in research and teaching.

The Association will hold and maintain the following as core principles:

  • Extrapolation of research data obtained from animal experimentation to humans is ineffective, inconclusive and often unnecessarily dangerous. 
  • There are more scientifically reliable and effective ways to conduct research other than with the use of animals.        
  • Animal-based research and teaching represents unnecessarily cruel and unethical treatments of other sentient beings with little or no redeeming value for human or other species’ advancement.

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