Vegan news

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

Tax Office urged to allow tax deductible donations for all animal charities

A government inquiry into increasing donations to charities has been urged to allow tax deductible donations (DGR) for all charities advocating for animals. In a submission to the Productivity Commission's... Read more →

World Day for the End of Fishing 2023

Each year, the World Day for the End of Fishing highlights the devastating impact of fishing and fish farming on the trillions of individual aquatic animals raised, caught and killed... Read more →

NSW Health Nutrition Standards urged to be more vegan focussed

A review by NSW Health into the NSW Nutrition Standards has been recommended to be more inclusive of vegans. The Nutrition Standards are used to provide appropriate food to patients... Read more →

Food security inquiry told to shift away from animal agriculture

A government inquiry into food security in Australia has been told to transition the agricultural system away from animal production to other uses of the land. In a submission to... Read more →

Flave: first all-vegan restaurant chain to be certified by Vegan Australia

Congratulations to Flave for recently becoming the first all-vegan restaurant chain to be certified by Vegan Australia. Offering healthy, tasty and affordable meals, all free from animal products, this month... Read more →

Government warned about biosecurity risks of animal agriculture

Vegan Australia has warned the Australian Government of the biosecurity risks of animal agriculture. The Department of Agriculture recently invited comment on Australia's biosecurity system. While the consultation was mainly... Read more →

Melbourne among top 10 vegan-friendly cities

Melbourne has been selected by HappyCow as one of the top 10 vegan-friendly cities in the world. 2022 sees a worldwide trend in vegan business growth, with HappyCow reporting more... Read more →

We are heading towards a vegan world

Profile of a vegan: Cat White's mind was opened after reading a book. Here is her vegan story. Early in the relationship with my husband, I met two of his... Read more →

Parliamentary report into food production backs plant-based industry

A recent report to the NSW Parliament has recognised those Australians who are calling for a phaseout of animal agriculture and a transition to plant-based diets. Vegan Australia made a... Read more →

6 events to celebrate 2022 World Vegan Month

It's nearly World Vegan Month 2022 and Australia is celebrating in animal-friendly style! Below we list 6 of the biggest events from around Australia. There are many more events happening... Read more →