Vegan news

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

Taking on discrimination against vegans


An interesting new trend has started which attempts to use human rights laws to advance the rights of animals. The International Vegan Rights Alliance (IVRA) was formed in 2012 and... Read more →

Speech at Nup to the Cup event at NSW Parliament


The following speech was made by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia, at the Nup to the Cup event at the NSW Parliament House on Tuesday 7 November 2017. The... Read more →

Speech at Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House Canberra


The Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House Canberra was held on Saturday 4 November 2017. Below is the speech given by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia. I'd... Read more →

Plant based doctor Michael Klaper tours Australia


Nutrition in Healthcare Symposium Tour (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne) Former nutrition advisor to NASA, and star of award-winning documentaries Cowspiracy and What The Health, Dr Michael Klaper is a... Read more →

11 year old asking tough questions. Will you listen?


11 year old Brisbane student, Amani Dunlop, is asking climate change questions we should all be asking. Amani wants to inform her community about the role animal agriculture plays in... Read more →

Last chance to join the World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House


Celebrate the growth of the vegan movement in Australia at the inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch in the Great Hall venue of Parliament House in Canberra on Saturday 4 November... Read more →

Belgium's new "food triangle": eat more plants, less meat


The Flemish Institute of Healthy Living has recently released new healthy eating guidelines for the country. Using current scientific knowledge about healthy nutrition, they are advising Belgians to drink more... Read more →

Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House


There is something very special coming up in just one month: a gourmet vegan lunch in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra! On Saturday 4 November 2017, please come... Read more →

How I became Tegan the vegan


Profile of a new vegan: Tegan was disconnected from food for a long time. Then she started caring. Here is her vegan story. Growing up in Australia I frequently devoured... Read more →

The Caring Project


Peter Maclean is the founder of The Caring Project, a vegan intentional community to be formed by carers, caring and cared for people. Here he describes the vision for the... Read more →