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

Leave free school milk in the 1950s


The dairy industry is again seeking to have a national free school milk (cow's milk) scheme reintroduced in Australia. These calls come from dairy industry lobby groups like Dairy Australia... Read more →

Dairy industry is unsustainable


The dairy industry is intrinsically unsustainable and should be transitioned to other forms of land use. In a submission to a NSW Parliamentary inquiry into the long-term sustainability of the... Read more →

October is Egg-Free Month


During October let's focus on putting the chicken before the egg. Let's answer that age old question, which came first, the chicken or the egg :-) The world chicken egg... Read more →

September is National Biodiversity Month


National Biodiversity Month is held in September each year to promote the importance of protecting biodiversity in Australia and the world. It is a time to stop and appreciate the... Read more →

Be Kind to Animals Week


This year Be Kind to Animals Week is 1-7 October and it's gearing up to be the biggest in its 10 year history. The annual event was created by the... Read more →

Animal agriculture is key driver of ecosystem decline, government told


The Australian ecosystem is in decline, biodiversity is threatened and native animal species are at risk of becoming extinct. The key driver for this is the animal agriculture industry and... Read more →

Eastern Mediterranean vegan cuisine


Eastern Mediterranean cuisine is a favourite for many vegans. Thanks to our guest writer, Melbourne based Randa Mushcab, for exploring more in this article. When not cooking up delicious vegan... Read more →

Australian farmers embracing plant-based alternatives


"Australia has the potential to become a plant-protein powerhouse." - NSW Farmers' CEO Australian farmers are embracing the growing trend towards plant-based alternative foods. After years of opposition and ridicule,... Read more →

Celebrate World Plant Milk Day


Will you be joining us in celebrating World Plant Milk Day¬†on 22 August? Millions of people around the world are now learning about the horrible suffering inherent in the dairy... Read more →

New book calls for ethical vegan leaders to rise up


Australian vegan author and disability rights advocate Kathy Divine is pre-launching her latest book Golden Age Politics: Inspired, Ethical Politics for a Peaceful, Thriving World, which offers disillusioned voters some... Read more →