Vegan news

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

The bone building power of prunes


Vegan Australia loves all things plant, including prunes! And we are not the only ones, with Australians eating their way through over 6,000 tonnes of prunes a year. Did you... Read more →

First Youth Animal Rights Conference this weekend


Young people have proved they are key to changing the public's attitudes towards animals. They are at an age where they are much more likely to be open to the... Read more →

First drought appeal funds now distributed


Your generous donations have now been distributed to those drought-affected farmed animal sanctuaries most in need. In deciding how to divide up the fund, we have tried to be fair... Read more →

Research begins into a vegan agricultural system


Vegan Australia has begun research into a vegan agricultural system for Australia. The research will look at how the economy, employment, land use, food security, environment and other areas would... Read more →

Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal raises over $10,000 in first week


Congratulations! In just one week you've helped raise over $10,000 for farmed animal sanctuaries through the Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal. Vegan Australia is now distributing the funds to those... Read more →

Business case for vegan options in non-vegan restaurants


There is a growing trend for consumers to opt for healthy and cruelty-free fare. Vegan Australia's Vegan dining campaign assists restaurants to tap into this expanding market. By providing a... Read more →

Farmed animal sanctuaries and the drought


The current drought is causing widespread suffering in many parts of Australia. Nearly all of NSW and most of Queensland are in drought with other states also being affected. Farmed... Read more →

Vegan Australia launches Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal


Vegan Australia has launched the Save A Sanctuary Drought Appeal to help farmed animal sanctuaries affected by the current drought. Every dollar raised will be used to help animals with... Read more →

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 →