Vegan news

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

Meat is source of new antibiotic resistant bacteria in US


A strain of bacteria which is resistant to antibiotics of last resort has appeared in the US. Public health officials say this could be "the end of the road" for... Read more →

Help with student enquires


Would you like to give advice to students doing projects on veganism? Vegan Australia often receives requests from high school and tertiary students doing research for their studies, wanting information about... Read more →

Palestinian animal rights group criticises "vegan branding" of Israeli army


For several years major news outlets have been publishing stories praising the Israeli army for catering to vegans. Most of these stories ignore the actions of the army in the... Read more →

A reflection on Mother's Day


Natalie Plantiful reflects on Mother's Day. As Mother's Day approaches, another year without my own mother. I couldn't help but think about the billions of animals that too share life... Read more →

What's the most effective way to save our planet?


Today is Earth Day and there's never been a more critical time to take action for the future of our planet. The Earth loses 56 acres of forest every minute,... Read more →

Great new website: SavePoppy.com


An exciting new Australian website aimed at helping the public understand veganism went live last week. The goal of the website, SavePoppy.com, is to inform people about the plight of... Read more →

Get a free copy of veganic magazine


What is veganics (vegan organics)? Find out by getting a free electronic copy of Growing Green International magazine, dedicated to growing without the use of chemicals or animal by-products. This... Read more →

End all fishing, inquiry told


Vegan Australia has made a submission to the Productivity Commission's initial public inquiry into the regulation of the Australian Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture Sectors. The submission calls for a 10... Read more →

Viva la Vegan! tenth anniversary


"I am a committed vegan because I believe that we all need to tread as lightly as we can on the earth and to cause the least amount of pain... Read more →

Vegan cookbook offer - Easter special


Energise your cooking skills with this special Easter offer of two beautiful cookbooks by noted Australian vegan cookbook author Leigh Drew. For the month of March get both Veganissimo and... Read more →