Vegan news

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

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 →

Chemists and cattle


By Shannon Merika, author of a new book on the impact of cattle on Australia rivers, "All our beautiful rivers: material and spiritual aspects of eating cows". Natural, normal cows... Read more →

Vegan Australia Certified turns 2!


The Vegan Australia Certified program is now two years old! In that time Vegan Australia has certified over 1000 products that meet the high standards we have set for vegan... Read more →

Media Alert: Call to support animals, farmers and health by drinking plant milks this World Milk Day


In a campaign for World Milk Day, Dairy Australia is trying to persuade the public to drink more milk. Their goal is to increase their profits and they are doing... Read more →

Join World Vegan Burger Day on Thursday 28 May


This World Vegan Burger Day show the world that vegan burgers are not only delicious and versatile but also better for animals and the environment. It's easy to join: just eat... Read more →

Shutdown increases long-term accessibility for vegan community


Vegan NSW runs both the Sydney and Newcastle monthly vegan markets. Here, volunteer Mantshologane Maile explains how Vegan NSW adapted to the difficulties of the Covid-19 shutdown. Two months ago... Read more →

Respect all mothers this Mother's Day


As Mother's Day approaches, it's time to think about how humans treat other mothers, the mothers of species we choose to eat or use in some way. It's time to... Read more →

Yates Vegan Fertiliser now on the shelves


We are pleased to announce that Australia's first vegan certified fertiliser has been released by Yates. Yates Vegan Fertiliser is the first product of its type and will fill a... Read more →