Vegan news

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

Ban live export / end all animal farming

Live animal export is horrific and must end. However, animals exported overseas make up less than 1% of all animals bred, raised and killed in Australia for food. We must... Read more →

New Australian health organisation to promote plant based diet

Doctors For Nutrition is a new Australian not-for-profit organisation led by medical and dietetic professionals dedicated to putting evidence-based nutrition at the heart of healthcare. Their mission is to 'bring... Read more →

Top 5 free vegan films

With Dominion now freely available for viewing online, Vegan Australia has put together this list of the top five vegan films you can watch online for free. These feature-length documentaries... Read more →

Veganics: the future of agriculture

In this guest article, Penny Hall looks at veganics, a system of organic farming that avoids the use or exploitation of animals as much as possible. Being vegan is, for... Read more →

The bone building power of prunes

Vegan Australia loves all things plant, including prunes! And we are not the only ones, with Australians eating their way through over 6,000 tonnes of prunes a year. Did you... Read more →

First Youth Animal Rights Conference this weekend

Young people have proved they are key to changing the public's attitudes towards animals. They are at an age where they are much more likely to be open to the... Read more →

First drought appeal funds now distributed

Your generous donations have now been distributed to those drought-affected farmed animal sanctuaries most in need. In deciding how to divide up the fund, we have tried to be fair... Read more →

Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal raises over $10,000 in first week

Congratulations! In just one week you've helped raise over $10,000 for farmed animal sanctuaries through the Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal. Vegan Australia is now distributing the funds to those... Read more →

Farmed animal sanctuaries and the drought

The current drought is causing widespread suffering in many parts of Australia. Nearly all of NSW and most of Queensland are in drought with other states also being affected. Farmed... Read more →

Vegan Australia launches Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal

Vegan Australia has launched the Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal to help farmed animal sanctuaries affected by the current drought. Every dollar raised will be used to help animals with... Read more →