Vegan news

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

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 →

Punish animal harmers, not whistleblowers

In a submission to a Victorian Government inquiry into animal rights activism, Vegan Australia urged the government to recognise that punishing whistleblowers in the animal agriculture industry is against the... Read more →

Vegan advice: Increasing my vegan food options

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

Don't blame the messenger, the public has a right to know

In a submission to a Senate inquiry into ag-gag laws, Vegan Australia has recommended that the Bill be rejected on the grounds that it is against the interests of both... Read more →