Vegan news

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

Shutdown increases long-term accessibility for vegan community


Vegan NSW runs both the Sydney and Newcastle monthly vegan markets. Here, volunteer Mantshologane Maile explains how Vegan NSW adapted to the difficulties of the Covid-19 shutdown. Two months ago... Read more →

Respect all mothers this Mother's Day


As Mother's Day approaches, it's time to think about how humans treat other mothers, the mothers of species we choose to eat or use in some way. It's time to... Read more →

Yates Vegan Fertiliser now on the shelves


We are pleased to announce that Australia's first vegan certified fertiliser has been released by Yates. Yates Vegan Fertiliser is the first product of its type and will fill a... Read more →

7 reasons to go vegan for Earth Day


Today is Earth Day and there's never been a more crucial time to take action for the future of our planet. In the face of the devastating consequences of climate... Read more →

Fruit and Vegetable Consortium to improve health of Australians


Vegan Australia has become a supporter of the Fruit and Vegetable Consortium, a new alliance formed to increase the alarmingly low rates of fruit and vegetable consumption by Australian children... Read more →

New report urges shift from animal to plant based farming for New Zealand


An extensive new report has been published by Vegan NZ on how to transition to plant-based farming to meet climate change targets. The Green Protein Report urges New Zealand to... Read more →

A long journey to veganism


Profile of a new vegan: Marc Ten Low has taken the long road to veganism. Read his vegan story here. My story of becoming vegan is quite an interesting one... Read more →

Lentil as Anything launches "Together as Anything" program in response to pandemic


Lentil as Anything has been supporting vulnerable communities in Victoria and NSW for the past 20 years by offering vegan food on a pay-as-you-feel basis, as well as┬ájob-skill and training... Read more →

Coronavirus and other diseases caused by animal farming and hunting


We are currently facing a health crisis not seen for over a century and we urge everyone to take all precautions given by experts to help slow the spread of... Read more →

Investment of $4 million encourages kids to eat more vegies


About 95 per cent of Aussie kids are not consuming enough vegetables each day. A new national research initiative, called VegKIT, aims to do something about this health disaster. Run... Read more →