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

Questions for candidates in the 2019 Federal Election

In the lead up to¬†the 2019 Federal Election, Vegan Australia, in¬†association with Vegan NSW, put together a list of questions to send to political parties and candidates to help us... Read more →

Vegan advice: Keeping positive

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 am... Read more →

Submission on vegan diet and mental health

Vegan Australia recently made a submission to a Productivity Commission inquiry into mental health. The submission detailed how a whole food plant based (vegan) diet can positively affect the mental... Read more →

Being a young vegan living at home

Living at home as a young vegan can be hard. In this article, our guest writer on youth affairs, Sophie, gives some tips she has learned as a young vegan... Read more →

All animal use to end worldwide

In a surprise move today, 1 April, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon announced a ban on the use of animals by humans. He said the reign of... Read more →

Vegan business advertising and promotion

Vegan Australia often receives queries from vegan businesses who are wanting to promote their products and services. Vegan Australia does not accept advertising, but we would like to support vegan... Read more →

Vegan menu consultants launch: Every Seat at the Table

Vegan Australia has long campaigned for more vegan options to be available in restaurants. To help veganism become more mainstream, vegan food must become more widely available. So we are... Read more →

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 →