Vegan news

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

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 →

Launch of Australia-wide vegan and animal rights events listing


Vegan Australia has launched a comprehensive and up-to-date listing of vegan and animal rights events, including social, educational and advocacy events. Each state of Australia is represented as well as... Read more →

Lucent - the Australian "Earthlings"


Commonly referred to as "the Australian Earthlings", Lucent is a feature-length documentary which explores the darker side of Australia's pig farming industry through a combination of hand-held and hidden camera... Read more →

Submission calls for an end to exhibiting animals


Media release: Vegan Australia has made a submission to the public consultation into the proposed welfare standards for "exhibited animals" (animals kept in zoos, aquariums, etc). Most of the other... Read more →

Leafletting with Vegan Outreach


Would you like to be part of getting the vegan message out to thousands of young people? Chelsea Collins is touring Australia for Vegan Outreach and is handing out leaflets... Read more →

In the media: "Give lamb-assador the chop: vegans"


It's good to see we are getting some coverage of our "Sam, leave the lambs alone this Australia Day" media release. Here is an article in The West Australian based... Read more →

Let's have Generation Peace, not Generation Lamb!


Media Release: Sam, leave the lambs alone this Australia Day. 2014 is the year of veganism. Sam Kekovitch and the Australian meat industries feel so threatened by the growing wave... Read more →

Dr Will Tuttle Tour of Australia and New Zealand


Tickets sales are very strong for Dr Will Tuttle's tour of Australia next month. Some cities are close to capacity so please book now at http://www.willtuttletour.org.au/ to avoid missing out.... Read more →

A systems advocacy approach to promoting veganism


A discussion on systems advocacy and how it applies to vegan advocacy.  This was a talk given by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia, to the Animal Activists Forum in... Read more →