Vegan news

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

Echoes - a song sparked by a pig on her way to slaughter


Adelaide singer Millie Austen attended last year's five day vigil at Diamond Valley Pork, Victoria's largest pig slaughterhouse, where she witnessed hundreds of pigs being trucked to their deaths. Here... Read more →

Unions push for animal farming ban


We have published articles like this before, such as Animal farming to be banned in New South Wales, Baird Government announces. This time we will make sure to let you... Read more →

Help get Dominion released on Netflix


Video is one of the most effective ways to educate people about animal rights and veganism. Documentaries such as Cowspiracy, Earthlings, Lucent, What the Health and Forks Over Knives have... Read more →

30-Day Vegan Challenges


If you have been thinking about going vegan, we can help. One of these 30 Day Vegan Challenges will suit you. They all have email support, vegan meal plans, hints,... Read more →

Vegan certification scheme survey


Vegan Australia has been approached by a number of businesses wishing to label their products as "vegan approved". These businesses include winemakers, supermarkets, food producers and restaurants. To help vegan... Read more →

But what about plants?


"Plants tho!" You've probably heard it before: plants feel pain and therefore somehow that makes eating animals OK! In this article, guest writer Penny Hall looks at the background of... Read more →

March to Close All Slaughterhouses 2018


Next week on Saturday 16 June 2018, Australians across the country will join together and march to raise awareness for the millions of farmed animals whose lives are cut short... Read more →

The ethics of cultured meat


Is it ethical to grow cultured meat to feed the world's population? Or is this the wrong question to be asking? Recent reports have claimed that cultured meat may be... Read more →

Survey request for vegan activism research


An honours student at the University of Queensland's School of Psychology, Ella Cotterell, is doing research into collective activism by vegans, looking at the ways vegans choose to be active... Read more →

Don't read the comments...


Social media can be a great place for animal advocacy: it bypasses the mainstream media system, it is followed widely by younger people, and it allows anyone to educate their... Read more →