Media releases

Dairy industry: label your products honestly


A dairy industry lobby group, Dairy Connect, has recently called for a ban on the use of the word "milk" for soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, etc. They want... Read more →

'Free range' not worth the label it is written on


Vegan Australia has rejected the use of the term 'free range' on egg labels on the grounds that it is likely to mislead consumers. Presenting the choice of free range... Read more →

Farmers miss the point on climate change say vegans


Media release: There has been a major shift on the issue of climate change from one of Australia's most influential farming groups, but vegans say this will not be enough... Read more →

End government support for the greyhound racing industry!


Media release: End government support for the greyhound racing industry! Shut down the greyhound racing industry! Rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and other animals currently used by the industry! Vegan Australia... Read more →

Submission calls for an end to exhibiting animals


Media release: Vegan Australia has made a submission to the public consultation into the proposed welfare standards for "exhibited animals" (animals kept in zoos, aquariums, etc). Most of the other... Read more →

Let's have Generation Peace, not Generation Lamb!


Media Release: Sam, leave the lambs alone this Australia Day. 2014 is the year of veganism. Sam Kekovitch and the Australian meat industries feel so threatened by the growing wave... Read more →

Government recognises vegan diet as viable option for all Australians


Media release: Australia's peak health body, the NH&MRC, has finally recognised that a vegan diet is a viable option for all Australians. Australia's top health experts are now in agreement... Read more →

Vegan Australia says no to Bacon Week


Media release: Vegan Australia rejects the assertion by Australian Pork that "It is often said that bacon is the meat that will tempt vegetarians to follow the carnivorous path back... Read more →

End animal use, says Vegan Australia submission on animal welfare


Media release: The Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines are currently under review and public submissions have been requested. In its submissions to the review, Vegan Australia has called for... Read more →

Plan to turn Australia vegan in 20 years


Media release: Transitioning to sustainable, compassionate, vegan, plant based diets should be a priority for Australian food policy, a national vegan group said in its submission to the National Food... Read more →