Vegan news

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

Vegan profile: Philip Wollen

“In their capacity to suffer, a dog is a pig is a bear is a boy.” ~ Philip Wollen When it comes to helping animals, there is a small number... Read more →

Animal sanctuaries offer a glimpse into the true nature of animals

Every year millions of Australian animals are exploited for food, clothing, entertainment, and animal experimentation. A very small number of these end up living their lives in peace at an... Read more →

Everyday Vegans photograph book coming soon

"Everyday Vegans" is a new book by acclaimed vegan author Kathy Divine. A collection of stunning photographs and fascinating interviews with vegans from around the globe, it is a book... Read more →

Free tickets for UNITY preview screening

Vegan Australia has 5 free double passes to see the preview of UNITY, the follow up documentary from acclaimed director of EARTHLINGS, Shaun Monson. If you would like a chance... Read more →

Farmers miss the point on climate change say vegans

Media release: There has been a major shift on the issue of climate change from one of Australia's most influential farming groups, but vegans say this will not be enough... Read more →

Vegan diet best for planet

Progress! In 2013, the Australian Dietary Guidelines were changed to promote an environmentally sustainable eating pattern. They also included a statement that vegan diets are healthy and nutritionally adequate and... Read more →

Caring about the environment starts with what you put on your plate

Today is World Environment Day and it's good to see some more acknowledgement in the mainstream media that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gases. This article actually... Read more →

The psychology of meat eaters

New research into how people can claim they love animals but still eat them has found they justify eating meat by saying it is Natural, Necessary, Normal and Nice. Mirra... Read more →

Saddest Slaughterhouse Footage Ever Shows No Blood Or Slaughter

"No matter how much we may talk about kindness, no matter how much we may practice it elsewhere, as long as we demand that living, feeling individuals be harmed and... Read more →

How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?

How many chickens are killed every day in Australia?  Before reading on, try to guess.  Is it 1,000 or 10,000 or even 100,000?  According to the Australian Chicken Meat Federation... Read more →