Vegan news

The latest news from Vegan Australia plus vegan and animal rights news from around Australia and the world.

Brave groups exposing ugly truth of Australian animal farms

An increasing number of organisations are exposing the horrific conditions on Australian animal farms and slaughterhouses. Some of these go undercover and, through great personal risk, obtain photos and footage... Read more →

Doctors conclude plant-based diet will help climate change

Recent reports by a major medical group in Australia warn that climate change poses a major threat to human physical and psychological health. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians, representing... Read more →

World Day for the End of Speciesism - 26 August 2017

While many of you reading this will have heard of the word "speciesism", most people in Australia have not and do not know what it stands for. Making this word,... Read more →

Massive rise in veganism reported

A recent survey by research firm GlobalData reports that 6% of US consumers now claim to be vegan, up from just 1% in 2014 and 44% of Germans follow a... 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 →

What The Health - now on Netflix

What the Health, the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy, is now available on Netflix. Described as "the film that health organisations don't want you... Read more →

Animal agriculture and global warming

Animal agriculture is the leading cause of global warming. We are all concerned about climate change and most people support the move to renewable energy. But many of us are... Read more →

Aussie vegan filmmakers win international awards

Two Australian vegan filmmakers have recently won international awards for their short films about an animal sanctuary in Texas. The filmmakers, Chee Wei Tay and Alana Tompson, are based in... Read more →

Vegan farmed animal sanctuaries

Just a few years ago there were only a handful of farmed animal sanctuaries in Australia. Now they can be found in nearly all states of Australia. These sanctuaries care... Read more →

Meat eaters vs the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is dying. Are meat eaters the culprits? If so, why are environmental groups ignoring it? More insightful research from Terrastendo: It appears we may be witnessing... Read more →