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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Vegan festival season is coming. Can you help?

For the next few months, Australia will be host to fantastic vegan festivals in most capital cities. The festivals start next week in Perth and run until November. There will... Read more →

Inquiry hears case for phasing out animal agriculture

Below is the presentation made by Vegan Australia to the hearing of the Productivity Commission's inquiry into the regulation of agriculture (including animal welfare) on 19 August 2016. During the... Read more →

New Office of Animal Welfare: please end animal farming

A government advisory body has recommended that an independent animal welfare body for farmed animals be created. The Productivity Commission is holding a review of the recommendation and Vegan Australia... Read more →

Your chance to speak for millions of animals

Submissions have now closed for this inquiry. Please tell the Australian government to end animal agriculture. Now is your chance to think big! The Australian government is holding an inquiry... Read more →

Government inquiry acknowledges vegan viewpoint

A report recently released by a government inquiry into agriculture acknowledges that "there are some Australians who do not consider it appropriate to use animals for commercial purposes." The submission... Read more →

How do we best promote veganism? - Casey Taft

Casey Taft is a psychologist who works with clients to prevent violent behavior. In his article, "How Do We Best Promote Veganism?: A Psychologist's Perspective", he pulls together many of... Read more →

Italian city plans to go more vegan

The council of the Italian city of Turin plans to make the city more vegan. This could be a great model for cities in Australia as well. Based on the... Read more →

Free range is not the answer

Recently a large Australian agribusiness applied to create a "Free Range" trademark for beef cattle. In a submission opposing the trademark, Vegan Australia highlighted some of the many detrimental impacts... Read more →

Cognitive dissonance and meat eaters

How do people justify "loving one, but eating the other"? In this special feature we look at the psychological research into how individuals can hold two contradictory beliefs at the... Read more →

Looking for volunteers for Vegan Outreach

Sam Tucker is the Australia & New Zealand Outreach Coordinator for Vegan Outreach, a nonprofit animal rights group that hands out leaflets promoting veganism at university campuses. He is about... Read more →

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