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

Record number of vegan events in one weekend


Saturday 22 April 2017 was Earth Day. It was also Vegan Education Day. Perhaps this explains why there were more vegan and animal rights events occurring around Australia on that... Read more →

Australian farmers ignoring the cow in the room


The recent Australian Farmer Climate Survey has found that 90% of farmers are concerned about damage to the climate and want more action on climate change. Farmers are experiencing rapid... Read more →

Making your vegan business a success


The amazing rise of veganism in Australia over the last few years has coincided with an equally impressive growth in vegan businesses. One example of this is the expansion of... Read more →

World's biggest vegan shop now open in Melbourne


As a demonstration of the amazing growth of veganism in Australia over the last few years, the biggest vegan shop in the world opened in Melbourne recently. This new branch... Read more →

Why facts don't change our minds


A recent article in The New Yorker Why facts don't change our minds gives a fascinating look at new discoveries about the human mind showing the limitations of reason. This... Read more →

Australian Vegans Journal Volume 2 out now


Volume 2 of the Australian Vegans Journal is now out. Download it, share it, gift it. The journal is an independent, ethical vegan publication with articles, interviews and photography by... Read more →

Give the government a piece of your mind!


The following article by Vegan Australia was printed in volume 2 of the Australian Vegans Journal. How can you get your voice heard in government? One way is by contributing... Read more →

Vegan festivals, markets and conferences


The number of special vegan events in Australia is increasing every year. Below we list the major events occurring in Australia. Most are on every year, although monthly vegan markets... Read more →

Aussies aren't eating enough fruit and veggies


Are you getting enough fruit and veg? Australia's largest ever fruit and vegetable survey has found that 4 out of 5 Australian adults are not eating enough fruit and vegetables.... Read more →

Animal agriculture devastating Great Barrier Reef


Thousands of square kilometres of Australian bushland are being cleared every year to grow cattle and the rate of clearing is increasing. To make it easier to understand the scale... Read more →

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