Vegan Australia

Concerned about animals?  Want to make the world a fairer place?  Looking for ways to lessen your environmental footprint?  Want to improve your health?  Whatever brings you here, we have resources to help you on your journey.

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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Latest news

Profile of a new vegan: Chris

Chris Vandermeer is a student from Melbourne. He became vegan six months ago. Here is his vegan story. Early influences In some sense I was an easy candidate for veganism:... Read more →

Your vegan story wanted

Vegan Australia is collecting stories of how people became vegan, to publish as a series, "Profiles of a new vegan". We hope these stories will be of interest to other... Read more →

Meat industry publicity for veganism

The meat and dairy industry has been giving veganism some good publicity recently. Today's example is the industry website where they give a platform for Aussie Farms founder Chris... Read more →


Happy new year to you all! Even though January has already started, you still have time to take part in Veganuary! If you are not yet vegan, try it. It's... Read more →

Live export just one example of animal suffering

The following was released today by Animal Rights Advocates. Stranded Animals Highlight the Problems of the Industry Media release: WA's Animal Rights Advocates (ARA) is saddened by the news that... Read more →

Paris climate agreement may mean end of meat and dairy

The greenhouse gas emission targets agreed to at the Paris Climate Conference will be impossible to meet at current levels of meat and dairy production. Along with the fossil fuel... Read more →

2015: A look back

2015 has been a big year for veganism in Australia! One indication of the growth in veganism is the fact that over 1,600 animal rights and vegan events have been... Read more →

Animal farming - not as big as you think

How much does animal agriculture contribute to the Australian economy? Before reading on, take a guess: 50%? 20%? 10%? No, it's only 1%, just half of the 2% for agriculture... Read more →

Clear vegan message at Climate Marches

"Animal agriculture is a major cause of global warming." This was the message made by hundreds of concerned Australians at the recent People's Climate Marches across the country. While most... Read more →

Animal agriculture and global warming

Animal agriculture is one of the leading causes of global warming. Most people are concerned about climate change but many are unaware of the catastrophic effect meat, dairy and egg... Read more →

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