Vegan news

Vegan diet is a climate-friendly diet


A new booklet has been released comparing greenhouse gas emissions of plant-based and animal-based foods. Using sample recipes, it shows that nutritious vegan meals can have carbon footprints up to... Read more →

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 sheepcentral.com where they give a platform for Aussie Farms founder Chris... Read more →

Veganuary!


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 →