Vegan news

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

Vegan advice: Keeping positive


Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to georgia@successfullyvegan.com (subject line: Vegan advice). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything VEGAN advice column. Q: I am... Read more →

Submission on vegan diet and mental health


Vegan Australia recently made a submission to a Productivity Commission inquiry into mental health. The submission detailed how a whole food plant based (vegan) diet can positively affect the mental... Read more →

Being a young vegan living at home


Living at home as a young vegan can be hard. In this article, our guest writer on youth affairs, Sophie, gives some tips she has learned as a young vegan... Read more →

All animal use to end worldwide


In a surprise move today, 1 April, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon announced a ban on the use of animals by humans. He said the reign of... Read more →

Vegan business advertising and promotion


Vegan Australia often receives queries from vegan businesses who are wanting to promote their products and services. Vegan Australia does not accept advertising, but we would like to support vegan... Read more →

Vegan menu consultants launch: Every Seat at the Table


Vegan Australia has long campaigned for more vegan options to be available in restaurants. To help veganism become more mainstream, vegan food must become more widely available. So we are... Read more →

Everything I had been told was a lie


Profile of a new vegan: Sophie is a young teenager who was shocked to find out that everything she had been told about 'humane slaughter' and 'free-range' was a lie.... Read more →

World Water Day


Today is World Water Day. World Water Day is held on 22 March every year to raise awareness about the importance of fresh water. Worldwide, over one billion people don't... Read more →

Live vegan, save how much water?!


Compared to a vegan diet, eating meat, dairy and eggs uses a lot of water! Studies carried out by researchers in Australia and overseas show that over 20 times more... Read more →

Dairy farmers don't know which way to go on labels


In an amazing twist of logic, dairy farmers are now campaigning against a ban on using labels such as camembert, brie, fetta and parmesan on Australian dairy products. The European... Read more →