The state's Cruelty Free Cosmetics Act has passed the House of Representatives and now moves to the Senate for consideration
The Industrial Chemicals Bills 2017, which has been passed by the Australian Senate, includes measures which would effectively prohibit reliance on new animal test data for chemicals used as ingredients in cosmetics
The line, which launched in the UK last year, is based on marula oil and got its name from the idea that elephants eat marula berries to get inebriated
Animal welfare campaigners say the new technology 'is superior to animal tests and more accurately reflects what will happen in people'
The proposed legislation from the country's Minister of Health has been welcomed by animal welfare campaigners who say it would be a 'big step forward'
According to animal welfarist organization Cruelty Free International, a cash payment a cash payment 'in the amount of a four to five digit sum' has been agreed instead
The US Senator has been praised for his Primate Bill, with campaigners saying the 'level of suffering that these intelligent and social animals are subjected to in US experiments is shocking'
Welfare campaigners have applauded the Government's pledge on keeping the ban - but wants to see the ban go further
The petition is part of a campaign by welfare organization Cruelty Free International, which is backed by multiple celebrities and politicians
The honor recognizes her 'tireless efforts to help end animal testing'
It is the biggest make-up brand ever to be accredited
The tests have been described as extremely 'cruel and unnecessary'
Campaigners say the use of primates serves little value and causes immense suffering
Campaigners have called on airlines to 'stand firm' in their refusal to fly the animals
Campaigners called this number 'completely unacceptable'
She says millions of people around the world want to see the testing outlawed
The petition was launched by Cruelty Free International and The Body Shop
The party has urged the Government to reduce animal suffering