Vegan news

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

Vegan Australia joins Vegan World Alliance

Vegan Australia has become one of the founding members of a new international vegan organisation, the Vegan World Alliance. Vegan Australia joins the Vegan Society of Canada, The Dutch Association... Read more →

Spring vegan festival season now here

For the next couple of months, Australia will be host to a fantastic range of vegan festivals and markets in cities and towns all over the country. The major festivals... Read more →

Call for plant-based meals in hospitals by Australian health promotion charity

The Victorian government's initiative to improve the taste, enjoyment and health of food available in hospitals and aged care facilities provides a unique opportunity to improve health outcomes for patients,... Read more →

Vegan overnight after learning about animal agriculture industry

Profile of a new vegan: Emily Charman first learned of horrors of animal farming at 15. She is now passionate about helping other people. Here is her vegan story. I... Read more →

Shocking bias against vegans shown by media after neglect case

A court case involving horrific neglect and malnourishment of a baby has been used by many mainstream media outlets to slander vegans and vegan diets. Even though the judge in... Read more →

Celebrate World Plant Milk Day

Will you be joining us in celebrating World Plant Milk Day¬†on 22 August? Millions of people around the world are now learning about the immeasurable suffering inherent in the dairy... Read more →

Vegan advice: Having a successful "vegan conversation"

Are you experiencing a vegan dilemma? Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to (subject line: Vegan Dilemma). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything... Read more →

Many voices join against unjust new laws

Right now governments around Australia are trying to bring in harsher penalties to stop people exposing the horrors of the animal agriculture system. At least two inquiries are going on,... Read more →

Animal agriculture is major threat to koalas

Koalas in Australia are at risk of becoming extinct. The key threat to koala survival is land clearing, both past and continuing, and the key driver for tree-clearing is the... Read more →

If Australia goes vegan, will there be enough land to feed everyone?

This is a talk given by Greg McFarlane at the Animal Activists Forum in October 2019. Good afternoon. In this talk I will look at some of the objections people... Read more →