Vegan news

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

Just good business: why all restaurants should add vegan options to their menu


From the local cafe to national chains, more and more restaurants are now catering to the growing demand for vegan food options: vegan pizzas at Domino's, Crust and Pizza Hut,... Read more →

Dominion animal rights documentary screenings start this month


The highly-anticipated animal rights documentary Dominion is launching at the end of this month. Written and directed by Chris Delforce of Aussie Farms, the film is a feature-length documentary focussing... Read more →

History making response to poultry inquiry


Thank you to everyone who made a submission to the inquiry into poultry welfare, telling the government that they want to see the poultry industry end within 10 years. By... Read more →

Get chickens out of farming, government inquiry told


Over 900 submissions calling for the end of chicken farming were received by the recent government inquiry into poultry welfare. This is the first time that a government inquiry has... Read more →

Help organise the Melbourne Vegan Parade


Calling for volunteers to help organise the inaugural Melbourne Vegan Parade New York, Cape Town, Toronto and Prague all have parades to celebrate veganism. It's global! And it's time Australia... Read more →

Reduce or eliminate: which message should vegans give?


All vegans want so see the end of suffering to farmed animals. However, some believe that asking others to eliminate all animal consumption and go vegan is "too much" and... Read more →

Vegan Australia on national radio


Being Veganuary, this is a hot month for mass media interest in veganism. Last week saw the second radio interview with Greg McFarlane, director of Vegan Australia, this time on... Read more →

Government-funded health service states benefits of vegan diets


Healthdirect, the national, government-funded health information and advice service, has published an article stating that a vegan diet can help reduce the risk of disease. The article, Vegetarian and vegan diets,... Read more →

Vegan Australia on Sydney and Brisbane radio


This week, Greg McFarlane, director of Vegan Australia, was interviewed by Michael McLaren on 2GB and 4BC radio stations. The program producers had noticed that Veganuary was making the international... Read more →

New Victorian Animal Welfare "Action" Plan disappointing


The final Animal Welfare Action Plan has been published by the Victorian Government. It is a disappointing document which contains no protections for animals and confirms their property status as... Read more →