Vegan news

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

Wild dogs deserve respect


Dogs, just like those you may care for in your home, are routinely trapped, poisoned and hunted in NSW. These dogs are individual, sentient beings with likes, dislikes, wants, needs... Read more →

Inquiry told animal farming is major cause of climate change


To prevent the worst effects of catastrophic climate change, the government must address the fact that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In its submission to... Read more →

Our top 8 vegan starter kits


On this page we have gathered together the top 8 vegan starter kits from Australia and around the world to help you get started on becoming vegan. You can download... Read more →

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 →