Vegan news

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

Once I 'woke up' to veganism, I could never go back


Profile of a new vegan: Emily Lewis used to think vegans were weird. Then she became one! :) Here is her vegan story. My story may seem a little different... Read more →

Your vegan story wanted


Vegan Australia is collecting stories of how people became vegan, to publish as a series, "Profiles of a new vegan". We hope these stories will be of interest to other... Read more →

Meat industry publicity for veganism


The meat and dairy industry has been giving veganism some good publicity recently. Today's example is the industry website sheepcentral.com where they give a platform for Aussie Farms founder Chris... Read more →

Live export just one example of animal suffering


The following was released today by Animal Rights Advocates. Stranded Animals Highlight the Problems of the Industry Media release: WA's Animal Rights Advocates (ARA) is saddened by the news that... Read more →

Paris climate agreement may mean end of meat and dairy


The greenhouse gas emission targets agreed to at the Paris Climate Conference will be impossible to meet at current levels of meat and dairy production. Along with the fossil fuel... Read more →

2015: A look back


2015 has been a big year for veganism in Australia! One indication of the growth in veganism is the fact that over 1,600 animal rights and vegan events have been... Read more →

Animal farming - not as big as you think


How much does animal agriculture contribute to the Australian economy? Before reading on, take a guess: 50%? 20%? 10%? No, it's only 1%, just half of the 2% for agriculture... Read more →

Clear vegan message at Climate Marches


"Animal agriculture is a major cause of global warming." This was the message made by hundreds of concerned Australians at the recent People's Climate Marches across the country. While most... Read more →

Meat-eaters are main cause of species extinction


More evidence of the tremendous negative environmental impact of animal agriculture emerged recently. A new study shows that livestock production is "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions". This... Read more →

Australia to host world vegan festival


Australia is set to welcome vegan delegates from around the world for the 43rd IVU World Vegfest! This is the first event of its kind to be hosted in Australia... Read more →