Media releases

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


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 →

Let's have Generation Peace, not Generation Lamb!


Media Release: Sam, leave the lambs alone this Australia Day. 2014 is the year of veganism. Sam Kekovitch and the Australian meat industries feel so threatened by the growing wave... Read more →

Government recognises vegan diet as viable option for all Australians


Media release: Australia's peak health body, the NH&MRC, has finally recognised that a vegan diet is a viable option for all Australians. Australia's top health experts are now in agreement... Read more →

Vegan Australia says no to Bacon Week


Media release: Vegan Australia rejects the assertion by Australian Pork that "It is often said that bacon is the meat that will tempt vegetarians to follow the carnivorous path back... Read more →

End animal use, says Vegan Australia submission on animal welfare


Media release: The Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines are currently under review and public submissions have been requested. In its submissions to the review, Vegan Australia has called for... Read more →

Plan to turn Australia vegan in 20 years


Media release: Transitioning to sustainable, compassionate, vegan, plant based diets should be a priority for Australian food policy, a national vegan group said in its submission to the National Food... Read more →

Vegans demand a fair go in new dietary guidelines


Media release: New government dietary guidelines are unfair to vegans, say vegan groups in their submission on the draft Australian Dietary Guidelines. "The new guidelines should acknowledge and support the... Read more →

A shift to plant based diets must be part of National Food Plan


Media release: Transitioning to sustainable, compassionate, vegan, plant based diets should be a priority for Australian food policy, vegan groups said in their submission on a National Food Plan today.... Read more →

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