Vegan news

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

Everything I had been told was a lie

Profile of a new vegan: Sophie is a young teenager who was shocked to find out that everything she had been told about 'humane slaughter' and 'free-range' was a lie.... Read more →

World Water Day

Today is World Water Day. World Water Day is held on 22 March every year to raise awareness about the importance of fresh water. Worldwide, over one billion people don't... Read more →

Live vegan, save how much water?!

Compared to a vegan diet, eating meat, dairy and eggs uses a lot of water! Studies carried out by researchers in Australia and overseas show that over 20 times more... Read more →

Dairy farmers don't know which way to go on labels

In an amazing twist of logic, dairy farmers are now campaigning against a ban on using labels such as camembert, brie, fetta and parmesan on Australian dairy products. The European... Read more →

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 →