Submissions to inquiries

To help promote veganism as mainstream, Vegan Australia lobbies governments by making submissions to inquiries ranging from animal rights and welfare to the environment, education, health, nutrition and diet.  Below are some of the submissions we have made recently.


Animal farming is major cause of climate change, Victorian government told


To prevent the worst effects of catastrophic climate change, governments must address the fact that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In its submission to the... Read more →

End summer sheep export! End all animal use!


In a submission to the Australian government, Vegan Australia has argued that not only should sheep not be exported live during hot months, but that no animals should be exported... 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 →

Ban live export / end all animal farming


Live animal export is horrific and must end. However, animals exported overseas make up less than 1% of all animals bred, raised and killed in Australia for food. We must... Read more →

Get chickens out of farming, government inquiry told


Over 900 submissions calling for the end of chicken farming were received by the recent government inquiry into poultry welfare. This is the first time that a government inquiry has... Read more →

New Victorian Animal Welfare "Action" Plan disappointing


The final Animal Welfare Action Plan has been published by the Victorian Government. It is a disappointing document which contains no protections for animals and confirms their property status as... Read more →

Research into plant based diets may improve Indigenous health


Vegan Australia has again called on the country's leading health body to prioritise research into advocating a whole food plant based diet to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.... Read more →

Wild dogs deserve respect


Dogs, just like those you may care for in your home, are routinely trapped, poisoned and hunted in NSW. These dogs are individual, sentient beings with likes, dislikes, wants, needs... Read more →

Inquiry told animal farming is major cause of climate change


To prevent the worst effects of catastrophic climate change, the government must address the fact that animal agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. In its submission to... Read more →

Submission tells ACCC dairy inquiry to phase out dairy farming


An ACCC inquiry into the dairy industry has been told that the only fair way for the animals is for the industry to be phased out. In its response to... Read more →

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