Why vegan

Veganism is a social justice movement that is striving to bring about a world where animals are not exploited for food, clothing, entertainment or any other purpose.

While concern for animals is the foundation of veganism, there are many other benefits.  Plant based agriculture is a more efficient use of the world's scarce resources and can feed more people.  It is better for the environment.  And a vegan diet is good for our health.

Animals matter

Many of us have had the good fortune to know some animals as individuals. We care for the animals we share our house with and we get to know their personality and their wants and needs. We form emotional bonds with animals and even see them as members of our... Read more →

A fairer world

Animal agriculture causes more than the suffering of animals. It also impacts people throughout the world, especially the powerless and the poor, in a number of ways. Human hunger and malnutrition "Every day forty thousand children die in the world for lack of food. We who overeat in the West,... Read more →

Help the environment

The havoc caused to the world environment by the billions of animals we raise and kill for food each year is huge. The U.N. has identified the animal industries as 'one of the most significant contributors to today's most serious environmental problems', including global warming, loss of fresh water, rainforest... Read more →

Living healthily on a vegan diet

There is a solid body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence to confirm that it benefits human health to consume a primarily plant-based diet. Changing your diet could help you live a longer, healthier life, and significantly reduce your risk of falling victim to many of the serious health threats facing Australians... Read more →