Vegan news

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

Free tickets for UNITY preview screening

Vegan Australia has 5 free double passes to see the preview of UNITY, the follow up documentary from acclaimed director of EARTHLINGS, Shaun Monson. If you would like a chance... Read more →

Farmers miss the point on climate change say vegans

Media release: There has been a major shift on the issue of climate change from one of Australia's most influential farming groups, but vegans say this will not be enough... Read more →

Vegan diet best for planet

Progress! In 2013, the Australian Dietary Guidelines were changed to promote an environmentally sustainable eating pattern. They also included a statement that vegan diets are healthy and nutritionally adequate and... Read more →

Caring about the environment starts with what you put on your plate

Today is World Environment Day and it's good to see some more acknowledgement in the mainstream media that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gases. This article actually... Read more →

The psychology of meat eaters

New research into how people can claim they love animals but still eat them has found they justify eating meat by saying it is Natural, Necessary, Normal and Nice. Mirra... Read more →

Saddest Slaughterhouse Footage Ever Shows No Blood Or Slaughter

"No matter how much we may talk about kindness, no matter how much we may practice it elsewhere, as long as we demand that living, feeling individuals be harmed and... Read more →

How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?

How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?  Before reading on, try to guess.  Is it 1,000 or 10,000 or even 100,000?  According to the Australian Chicken Meat Federation... Read more →

Special vegan cookbook offer for month of May

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

End government support for the greyhound racing industry!

Media release: End government support for the greyhound racing industry! Shut down the greyhound racing industry! Rehabilitate and rehome greyhounds and other animals currently used by the industry! Vegan Australia... Read more →

Your freedom to eat?

Just because humans have the power to exploit animals doesn't mean it is right. Animals value their own life and body and have an interest in continuing their existence and... Read more →