Vegan news

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

Research into plant based diets may improve Indigenous health


Vegan Australia has again called on the country's leading health body to prioritise research into advocating a whole food plant based diet to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.... Read more →

Vegan health practitioners


Are you looking for advice about health issues or vegan nutrition? We have put together this list of vegan health practitioners in Australia. While there are many health professionals who... Read more →

Once you start to believe in yourself...


Profile of a new vegan: Helena bravely recounts her struggle with anorexia and how her compassion for animals has helped her. when we are little, we have this unending sense... Read more →

Cancer warning labels for bacon, ham


Call to put cancer health warnings on processed meat products Processed meat is linked to cancer1. Evidence now clearly shows that eating bacon, ham, sausages and other processed meat increases... Read more →

Taking on discrimination against vegans


An interesting new trend has started which attempts to use human rights laws to advance the rights of animals. The International Vegan Rights Alliance (IVRA) was formed in 2012 and... Read more →

Speech at Nup to the Cup event at NSW Parliament


The following speech was made by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia, at the Nup to the Cup event at the NSW Parliament House on Tuesday 7 November 2017. The... Read more →

Speech at Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House Canberra


The Inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House Canberra was held on Saturday 4 November 2017. Below is the speech given by Greg McFarlane, Director of Vegan Australia. I'd... Read more →

Plant based doctor Michael Klaper tours Australia


Nutrition in Healthcare Symposium Tour (Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Melbourne) Former nutrition advisor to NASA, and star of award-winning documentaries Cowspiracy and What The Health, Dr Michael Klaper is a... Read more →

11 year old asking tough questions. Will you listen?


11 year old Brisbane student, Amani Dunlop, is asking climate change questions we should all be asking. Amani wants to inform her community about the role animal agriculture plays in... Read more →

Last chance to join the World Vegan Day Lunch at Parliament House


Celebrate the growth of the vegan movement in Australia at the inaugural World Vegan Day Lunch in the Great Hall venue of Parliament House in Canberra on Saturday 4 November... Read more →