Vegan news

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

Fruit and veggies can make you happier

Can a vegan diet improve mental health and help cut Australia's health care costs? Maya Gibson looks at new research into the links between vegan diets and mental wellbeing. Forty-five... Read more →

A way forward for chronic disease

Vegan Australia recently made a submission to the Australian Department of Health as part of its public consultation on how to prevent and manage chronic conditions. The submission, written by... Read more →

Labor Party plan to encourage healthy eating

90% of deaths in Australia are caused by chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke or diabetes. Many of these diseases are caused by lifestyle behaviours, with diet and nutrition... Read more →

Egg substitute guide for vegan cooking

Lancey Morris from has supplied this easy egg substitute guide for vegan cooking. She writes "The world of vegan food is growing bigger every day, and I'm regularly finding... Read more →

Help us make Australians healthier

Chronic diseases are the leading cause of illness, disability and death in Australia, accounting for 90% of deaths in 2011. Over the past 40 years, the burden of disease in... Read more →

What about the workers!?

Lindsay McDougall, Frenzal Rhomb guitarist and "The Doctor" of Triple J fame, spoke before the Sydney March To Close All Slaughterhouses on 4 June 2016. Here is his speech. I... Read more →

Sign up to win a Dahlicious vegan quick meal

Here is your chance to win one of three Dahlicious prize packs, each a mixed five-pack valued at $55 and mailed directly to you. Dahlicious is a tasty, healthy and... Read more →

I feel happy knowing I have taken a step to help prevent animal cruelty

Profile of a new vegan: Kyall Shanks is a dancer from Melbourne. Here is his vegan story. My name is Kyall Shanks, I am a 22 year old Contemporary Dancer... Read more →

Around Australia: March To Close All Slaughterhouses

This Saturday 4 June 2016, people around the world will gather together and march to bring awareness to the suffering and terror of the billions of animals in slaughterhouses and... Read more →

My first day at the slaughterhouse

Profile of a new vegan: Faith was a meat eater all her life, until she spent a day working in a slaughterhouse. That night she became vegan and a voice... Read more →