Vegan news

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

Survey shows why people go vegan


A survey of over 12,000 vegans has shown that a huge range of influences are at work in helping people become vegan. The answers to the question "What was the... Read more →

Vegan Outreach new leaflet now out


Click here to watch video Vegan Outreach is a fantastic animal rights group that hands out leaflets promoting veganism at university campuses and they have recently published a new leaflet,... Read more →

Caring for Life In Common talk


This is transcript of a talk given at the 'Caring for Life In Common Forum' at Govinda Valley Retreat Centre in Otford NSW on 1 March 2019. Good afternoon. My... Read more →

Vegan Day Out coming soon


The day Australians celebrate everything vegan! An institution since 2013, Vegan Day Out is now held twice a year in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra. The next Vegan Day Out... Read more →

Thriving as an activist


February is Activist Appreciation Month and so we are reprinting this article by Michelle Gravolin, originally published in Australian Vegans Journal issue 1, pages 53-54. Flourishing or floundering - where... Read more →

The Year of the Pig


According to the Chinese calendar, we have just entered the year of the pig. Let's hope that this year people recognise the connection between the cute pig cartoon images they... Read more →

Vegan lamingtons, anyone?


Australia Day is coming up and what better way to enjoy it than to bake some vegan lamingtons to share. The lamington is an Aussie culinary icon and sharing vegan... Read more →

Unwanted calves


The current issue of the Animal Studies Journal focuses on the animals used in the dairy industry. As a sample, we reprint below the section "Unwanted calves" from the article... Read more →

2018: A look back


2018 was another huge year for vegan advocacy in Australia! Thanks to your active participation, veganism is being advanced person to person, on the streets, on radio, in newspapers and... Read more →

Can't teach an old dog new tricks?


Profile of a new vegan: Jennifer McNeilly overcame 50 years of being blind to the truth. Here is her vegan story. You can't teach an old dog new tricks, as... Read more →