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

Caring for Life In Common talk


This is transcript of a talk given at the 'Caring for Life In Common Forum' at Govinda Valley Retreat Centre in Otford NSW on 1 March 2019. Good afternoon. My... Read more →

Vegan Day Out coming soon


The day Australians celebrate everything vegan! An institution since 2013, Vegan Day Out is now held twice a year in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. The next Vegan Day Out... Read more →

Thriving as an activist


February is Activist Appreciation Month and so we are reprinting this article by Michelle Gravolin, originally published in Australian Vegans Journal issue 1, pages 53-54. Flourishing or floundering - where... Read more →

The Year of the Pig


According to the Chinese calendar, we have just entered the year of the pig. Let's hope that this year people recognise the connection between the cute pig cartoon images they... Read more →

Vegan lamingtons, anyone?


Australia Day is coming up and what better way to enjoy it than to bake some vegan lamingtons to share. The lamington is an Aussie culinary icon and sharing vegan... Read more →

Unwanted calves


The current issue of the Animal Studies Journal focuses on the animals used in the dairy industry. As a sample, we reprint below the section "Unwanted calves" from the article... Read more →

2018: A look back


2018 was another huge year for vegan advocacy in Australia! Thanks to your active participation, veganism is being advanced person to person, on the streets, on radio, in newspapers and... Read more →

Can't teach an old dog new tricks?


Profile of a new vegan: Jennifer McNeilly overcame 50 years of being blind to the truth. Here is her vegan story. You can't teach an old dog new tricks, as... Read more →

Have a happy low-waste Christmas - veganism and minimalism


The end of the year is often a time associated with high consumption. In this thoughtful article, guest writer Penny Hall looks at how we can use less without being... Read more →

Australia's first plant-based nutrition conference coming soon


The new Australian charity, Doctors For Nutrition has a mission to educate healthcare practitioners, institutions and the general public about the transformative role of food as medicine. In early 2019,... Read more →