‘RSPCA’ stands for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This name is registered in each State and Territory in Australia by the respective organisations, e.g. RSPCA New South Wales, RSPCA Victoria, RSPCA ACT. The registered name of the RSPCA’s federal body is RSPCA Australia.
You can read more about the structure, history and governance of the RSPCA in Australia in the About us section of our website.