Vegan news

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

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 →

Not just hens out of cages, we want hens out of farming!

In a submission to a NSW government inquiry, Vegan Australia has called for not just battery cages to be banned but for all animal agriculture to be phased out completely.... Read more →

Animal farming is major cause of climate change, Victorian government told

To prevent the worst effects of catastrophic climate change, governments must address the fact that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In its submission to the... Read more →

End summer sheep export! End all animal use!

In a submission to the Australian government, Vegan Australia has argued that not only should sheep not be exported live during hot months, but that no animals should be exported... Read more →