Vegan news

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

Vegan festivals, markets and conferences


The number of special vegan events in Australia is increasing every year. Below we list the major events occurring in Australia. Most are on every year, although monthly vegan markets... Read more →

Would the economy collapse if Australia went vegan?


This article originally appeared as "Australia as a vegan nation?" in the July 2017 issue of The Australian Vegan Magazine (page 18). What would happen to the economy and jobs... Read more →

What The Health - now on Netflix


What the Health, the groundbreaking follow-up film from the creators of the award-winning documentary Cowspiracy, is now available on Netflix. Described as "the film that health organisations don't want you... Read more →

Animal agriculture and global warming


Animal agriculture is the leading cause of global warming. We are all concerned about climate change and most people support the move to renewable energy. But many of us are... Read more →

Aussie vegan filmmakers win international awards


Two Australian vegan filmmakers have recently won international awards for their short films about an animal sanctuary in Texas. The filmmakers, Chee Wei Tay and Alana Tompson, are based in... Read more →

Vegan farmed animal sanctuaries


Just a few years ago there were only a handful of farmed animal sanctuaries in Australia. Now they can be found in nearly all states of Australia. These sanctuaries care... Read more →

Meat eaters vs the Great Barrier Reef


The Great Barrier Reef is dying. Are meat eaters the culprits? If so, why are environmental groups ignoring it? More insightful research from Terrastendo: It appears we may be witnessing... Read more →

Vegan billboard campaign goes rural


After two successful billboard campaigns in the Toowoomba region, the group Vegans in Toowoomba, spearheaded by Marilyn Orr and Renata Halpin, have undertaken a more ambitious task: erecting a billboard... Read more →

5 reasons being vegan worked for me


Profile of a new vegan: Kim Beach has been a health and fitness coach for many years. 12 months ago she decided to try eating a plant based diet -... Read more →

Vegan organisations in Australia


Whether you are a new vegan, an old timer, or just interested in finding out more, if you would like to meet up with other vegans in person or get... Read more →