Media releases

Vegan Australia campaigns through the media by publishing media releases responding to current issues relevant to veganism and announcing new research.


Strewth, Vegemite is now Vegan Australia Certified


The Vegan Australia Certified program has added an Australian icon to its fast-growing list of certified brands with Vegemite announcing on World Vegan Day its participation in the program. Vegemite... Read more →

Prime Minister urged to take 30 day challenge to help climate crisis


In an unprecedented world first, four member organisations of the Vegan World Alliance are challenging the leaders of their countries to try vegan for a month, starting on 1 November,... Read more →

Vegan Australia joins Vegan World Alliance


Vegan Australia has become one of the founding members of a new international vegan organisation, the Vegan World Alliance. Vegan Australia joins the Vegan Society of Canada, The Dutch Association... Read more →

Media release: "Vegan" baby neglect cases


Every year or two a story hits the headlines about a case of neglect by parents who feed their baby a "vegan" diet. While we can not comment on any... Read more →

Vegan Australia launches Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal


Vegan Australia has launched the Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal to help farmed animal sanctuaries affected by the current drought. Every dollar raised will be used to help animals with... Read more →

Dairy industry: label your products honestly


A dairy industry lobby group, Dairy Connect, has recently called for a ban on the use of the word "milk" for soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, etc. They want... Read more →

'Free range' not worth the label it is written on


Vegan Australia has rejected the use of the term 'free range' on egg labels on the grounds that it is likely to mislead consumers. Presenting the choice of free range... Read more →

Farmers miss the point on climate change say vegans


Media release: There has been a major shift on the issue of climate change from one of Australia's most influential farming groups, but vegans say this will not be enough... Read more →

End government support for the greyhound racing industry!


Media release: End government support for the greyhound racing industry! Shut down the greyhound racing industry! Rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and other animals currently used by the industry! Vegan Australia... Read more →

Submission calls for an end to exhibiting animals


Media release: Vegan Australia has made a submission to the public consultation into the proposed welfare standards for "exhibited animals" (animals kept in zoos, aquariums, etc). Most of the other... Read more →

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