Vegan news

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

Bringing compassion to fashion

While most animals exploited by humans are those raised, bred and killed for food, there are many others who suffer in the production of clothing, shoes, etc. In this guest... Read more →

Care for them then kill them

We are depriving children of a fair and just education by allowing 'animal husbandry' courses in schools. These teach children to commodify animals, to ignore their feelings of empathy towards... Read more →

Strewth, Vegemite is now Vegan Australia Certified

The Vegan Australia Certified program has added an Australian icon to its fast-growing list of certified brands with Vegemite announcing on World Vegan Day its participation in the program. Vegemite... Read more →

Prime Minister urged to take 30 day challenge to help climate crisis

In an unprecedented world first, four member organisations of the Vegan World Alliance are challenging the leaders of their countries to try vegan for a month, starting on 1 November,... Read more →

If Australia goes vegan, will there be enough land to feed everyone?

This is a talk given by Greg McFarlane at the Animal Activists Forum in October 2019. Good afternoon. In this talk I will look at some of the objections people... Read more →

Vegan Festival Adelaide gets five stars

The annual vegan festival season is in full swing, with World Vegan Day Melbourne and VeganFest Tasmania still to come and monthly markets in many cities continuing. The Vegan Festival... Read more →

Right to farm? Right to harm!

In a submission to a NSW Government inquiry into a proposed new ag-gag law, the "Right to Farm" Bill, Vegan Australia has urged the government to recognise that punishing whistleblowers... Read more →

Vegan advice: How to harness the willpower

Are you experiencing a vegan dilemma? Need advice on anything vegan? Send your questions to [email protected] (subject line: Vegan Dilemma). Read more questions and answers at our Ask me anything... Read more →

100 doctors and scientists come out in favour of vegan diets for children

Earlier this year, the Belgium Academy of Medicine gave an opinion that vegan diets were dangerous for pregnant and lactating women as well as for children in the growth phase.... Read more →

74 year old vegan outraged for being reported to Australian Federal Police

A 74 year old vegan has been questioned by the Australian Federal Police after objecting to the use of the term "vegan terrorist" by her federal senator. During debate in... Read more →