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Veganism: "a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose."

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Help organise the Melbourne Vegan Parade


Calling for volunteers to help organise the inaugural Melbourne Vegan Parade New York, Cape Town, Toronto and Prague all have parades to celebrate veganism. It's global! And it's time Australia... Read more →

Reduce or eliminate: which message should vegans give?


All vegans want so see the end of suffering to farmed animals. However, some believe that asking others to eliminate all animal consumption and go vegan is "too much" and... Read more →

List of vegan groups in Australia


Whether you are a new vegan, an old timer, or just interested in finding out more, if you would like to meet up with other vegans in person or get... Read more →

Vegan Australia on national radio


Being Veganuary, this is a hot month for mass media interest in veganism. Last week saw the second radio interview with Greg McFarlane, director of Vegan Australia, this time on... Read more →

Government-funded health service states benefits of vegan diets


Healthdirect, the national, government-funded health information and advice service, has published an article stating that a vegan diet can help reduce the risk of disease. The article, Vegetarian and vegan diets,... Read more →

Vegan Australia on Sydney and Brisbane radio


This week, Greg McFarlane, director of Vegan Australia, was interviewed by Michael McLaren on 2GB and 4BC radio stations. The program producers had noticed that Veganuary was making the international... Read more →

New Victorian Animal Welfare "Action" Plan disappointing


The final Animal Welfare Action Plan has been published by the Victorian Government. It is a disappointing document which contains no protections for animals and confirms their property status as... Read more →

HappyCow: world's best vegan restaurant list


HappyCow is the world's most complete listing of vegan restaurants. Vegan Australia recommends everyone use HappyCow when looking for restaurants and stores in Australia (or anywhere else in the world!).... Read more →

Kakadu Plum Matcha Coconut Panna Cotta Recipe


This is the recipe for one of the delicious desserts served at the World Vegan Day Lunch in the Great Hall of Parliament House Canberra on Saturday 4 November 2017.... Read more →

One of the best decisions I have ever made


Profile of a new vegan: Kim has been running for 10 years and recently won the women's title in the Asia Trail Master competition. Here is her vegan story. I... Read more →

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