Vegan news

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

The animals of "The Show"

Agricultural shows have been a part of Australian culture for over 100 years. All cities and major towns have one, from the Dalwallinu Ag Show in WA to the Brisbane... Read more →

Support grows for 13 charged over open rescue of suffering hens

On 21 June 2018 an open rescue attempt was made to save hens suffering under horrific conditions on a "free range" egg farm in Lakesland, NSW. The rescue was attempted... Read more →

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 →