Vegan news

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

Veganism and the 2019 Federal Election


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 →

Veganism and harm to animals before harvest


The aim of veganism is to avoid harming animals as much as possible. However, due to common agricultural practices currently in use, the growing of some plant products involves animals... Read more →

Submission on vegan diet and mental health


Vegan Australia recently made a submission to a Productivity Commission inquiry into mental health. The submission detailed how a whole food plant based (vegan) diet can positively affect the mental... Read more →

Being a young vegan living at home


Living at home as a young vegan can be hard. In this article, our guest writer on youth affairs, Sophie, gives some tips she has learned as a young vegan... Read more →

All animal use to end worldwide


In a surprise move today, 1 April, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon announced a ban on the use of animals by humans. He said the reign of... Read more →

Vegan business advertising and promotion


Vegan Australia often receives queries from vegan businesses who are wanting to promote their products and services. Vegan Australia does not accept advertising, but we would like to support vegan... Read more →

Vegan menu consultants launch: Every Seat at the Table


Vegan Australia has long campaigned for more vegan options to be available in restaurants. To help veganism become more mainstream, vegan food must become more widely available. So we are... Read more →

Everything I had been told was a lie


Profile of a new vegan: Sophie is a young teenager who was shocked to find out that everything she had been told about 'humane slaughter' and 'free-range' was a lie.... Read more →

World Water Day


Today is World Water Day. World Water Day is held on 22 March every year to raise awareness about the importance of fresh water. Worldwide, over one billion people don't... Read more →

Live vegan, save how much water?!


Compared to a vegan diet, eating meat, dairy and eggs uses a lot of water! Studies carried out by researchers in Australia and overseas show that over 20 times more... Read more →