Vegan news

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

Animal farming is major cause of climate change, Victorian government told


To prevent the worst effects of catastrophic climate change, governments must address the fact that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In its submission to the... Read more →

End summer sheep export! End all animal use!


In a submission to the Australian government, Vegan Australia has argued that not only should sheep not be exported live during hot months, but that no animals should be exported... Read more →

"We welcome visitors": invitation by animal farmer group


Fiona Simson, President of the National Farmers Federation, is inviting you to visit an animal farm. How kind is that! It seems that all you have to do is ask.... Read more →

Animals harmed in plant food production


The aim of veganism is to avoid harming animals as much as possible. One of the main ways to do this is by eating and wearing products derived from plants... Read more →

New farming technique shows how little farmers value the lives of animals


New research into genetic manipulation of sheep shows how little the animal agriculture industry values the lives of animals. According to an ABC Rural News report, by manipulating the genetics... Read more →

Vegan advice: Finding foods I like


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I'm currently... Read more →

Jackfruit farms may help replace animal farming


The possibilities of replacing animal products with plants are endless. For example, jackfruit has a similar texture to meat and is increasingly being used as a meat substitute. Plus, a... Read more →

Vegan advice: Struggling to change


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I want to... Read more →

Talk on animal agriculture and the environment


Below is a talk about animal agriculture and the environment given as part of a panel discussion on "plant based eating for our future planet", part of the Vivid Ideas... Read more →

Animal agriculture causes biodiversity loss: UN report


A new UN environmental report, which found that around one million species are at risk of extinction, puts much of the blame on animal agriculture, saying that the meat industry... Read more →