Vegan news

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

The lifecycle of a vegan


Why are some people vegan?  More importantly, why are some people not? This is a talk given by Greg McFarlane at the Living Green Festival in Canberra on 14 October... Read more →

Plan to turn Australia vegan in 20 years


Media release: Transitioning to sustainable, compassionate, vegan, plant based diets should be a priority for Australian food policy, a national vegan group said in its submission to the National Food... Read more →

Submission to the National Food Plan (Green Paper)


Vegan Australia has made a submission on the National Food Plan, calling for a transition to a vegan food system in Australia. Please read the full submission below as well... Read more →

Vegans demand a fair go in new dietary guidelines


Media release: New government dietary guidelines are unfair to vegans, say vegan groups in their submission on the draft Australian Dietary Guidelines. "The new guidelines should acknowledge and support the... Read more →

Submission on draft Australian Dietary Guidelines


Vegan Australia is campaigning for the new Australian Dietary Guidelines to promote a vegan diet. In a combined submission with the Vegan Society NSW on the new draft Australian Dietary... Read more →

A shift to plant based diets must be part of National Food Plan


Media release: Transitioning to sustainable, compassionate, vegan, plant based diets should be a priority for Australian food policy, vegan groups said in their submission on a National Food Plan today.... Read more →

Submission to a National Food Plan (Issues Paper)


Vegan Australia, in its combined submission with the Vegan Society NSW on a National Food Plan, has called for the transition to a sustainable, compassionate, vegan diet to be a... Read more →

The link between meat production and human rights


By Aloysia Brook Preface This paper provides a somewhat alternative voice as to the causes of climate change and environmental destruction from a human rights perspective. Throughout this paper, I... Read more →