Vegan news

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

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 →

World Day for the End of Fishing


The World Day for the End of Fishing is this weekend. This international campaign is an opportunity to bring awareness to the plight of the trillions of aquatic animals who... Read more →

What the Health film premiere screenings in Australia


What the Health is the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy. Premiere screenings are occurring in cities across Australia, including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and... Read more →

New Australian Vegan Magazine now in a newsagent near you


The Australian Vegan Magazine has just hit the shelves of a newsagent near you! This new bimonthly magazine aims to be part of the growing movement to raise awareness about... Read more →

Youth radio reports on non-dairy milk labelling stir


Youth radio station SYN recently looked at moves by the dairy industry to ban the term 'milk' for plant based milk products and responses from the vegan community. In an... Read more →

Carbs are not the enemy - here's why


If you think a vegan diet means eating too many carbohydrates, read what our nutrition writer Georgia Bamber has to say. The media, celebrities and invalidated, fad diets like Atkins,... Read more →

March to Close All Slaughterhouses 2017


This Saturday 11 March 2017, Australians across the country will join together and march to raise awareness for the millions of farmed animals whose lives are cut short each year.... Read more →