Vegan news

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

New farming technique shows how little farmers value the lives of animals


New research into genetic manipulation of sheep shows how little the animal agriculture industry values the lives of animals. According to an ABC Rural News report, by manipulating the genetics... Read more →

Vegan advice: Finding foods I like


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I'm currently... Read more →

Jackfruit farms may help replace animal farming


The possibilities of replacing animal products with plants are endless. For example, jackfruit has a similar texture to meat and is increasingly being used as a meat substitute. Plus, a... Read more →

Vegan advice: Struggling to change


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I want to... Read more →

Talk on animal agriculture and the environment


Below is a talk about animal agriculture and the environment given as part of a panel discussion on "plant based eating for our future planet", part of the Vivid Ideas... Read more →

Animal agriculture causes biodiversity loss: UN report


A new UN environmental report, which found that around one million species are at risk of extinction, puts much of the blame on animal agriculture, saying that the meat industry... Read more →

Vegan advice: Why so negative?


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I am... Read more →

Do prisoners have the right to vegan food?


What rights do people who eat a vegan diet have when they are in prison? The right to freedom of belief is given by the International Covenant on Civil and... 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 election test: how the parties rate


It's time for political parties to take into account the views of the 400,000 vegan Australians as well as the vast majority of Australians who are against animal cruelty and... Read more →