May 7, 2019

Seafood Boss Slams Vegan Tuna As 'A Slap In The Face'

Plant-based fish alternatives have been accused of being on the verge of 'false and misleading'

May 1, 2019

Egg Farmer Convicted Of Animal Cruelty After Failing To Feed Hens

The Australian farmer, who has been banned from keeping animals for five years and fined $6,500, said he staved the hens to induce 'forced molt' - which he claimed was a common practice

April 26, 2019

Farmer Brands Vegan Activists 'Lawless, Unprincipled, Irritating Extremists'

The Australian farmer made the comments following a slew vegan protests across the country - which saw activists shut down city centers as well as slaughterhouses

April 22, 2019

Jailed Vegan Activist 'Starved' For 48 Hours

The animal-rights campaigner said he was told to 'go and eat some meat' during his time at an Australian prison

April 16, 2019

Vegan Politician Wins Seat In Australia’s NSW Parliament - Beating Pro-Farming Opponent

Emma Hurst has promised she won’t be 'some politician full of empty promises', saying she plans to do 'whatever it takes' to make changes for animals

April 15, 2019

Major Australia Burger Chain Is Serving Only Vegan Burgers Today

The brand, which has 137 outlets across the country, is only serving vegan patties from Beyond Burger today - saying demand for plant-based food is 'very real'

April 12, 2019

Police Seize Calf From Vegan Family And Return Him To Farm - Condemning Him To Slaughter

According to police, the animal was removed from a farm. But activists say they were 'compelled to act' after seeing the seriously ill calf collapsed on the floor of a massive factory farm

April 11, 2019

Vegan Initiative No Meat May Set To Attract Record Number Of Participants

The month-long pledge to ditch animal products in the month of May is expecting 10,000 new recruits this year

April 10, 2019

Vegan Film 'Dominion' Viewed 55,000 Times In 48 Hours After Australian Protests

Animal rights campaigners across the country coordinated a series of actions aimed at raising awareness of animal suffering and asking people to watch the documentary - but politicians have responded angrily

April 8, 2019

Vegan Activists 'Bring Melbourne To Standstill' In Coordinated Nationwide Protest

Around 50 people have been arrested over the massive action, which has seen activists protest in cities and around slaughterhouses to mark the one-year anniversary of the release of animal rights documentary 'Dominion'

March 26, 2019

'Meat The Victims' - 100 Vegan Activists Occupy Australian Farm

The farmer was recorded telling protestors to 'Get off my f*****g country'

March 21, 2019

McDonald's Acknowledges 'Rising Demand For Vegan Options' With New Launches

The global fast-food giant has launched a number of animal-free options in recent times. It says its customers are asking for more, and it's 'always open to suggestions'

February 28, 2019

Vegan Activist James Aspey Running For Parliament

He will be running with Australia's Animal Justice Party in the seat of Heathcoate. He wants to speak out for animals in the political arena

February 24, 2019

Great Barrier Reef Treated 'Like Rubbish Tip' After 1 Million Tons Of Sludge Dumped Nearby

Australian authorities have approved plans to dispose of waste from maintenance work close to World Heritage waters

February 22, 2019

Australia Passes Bill To Ban Animal Testing For Cosmetics

The Industrial Chemicals Bills 2017, which has been passed by the Australian Senate, includes measures which would effectively prohibit reliance on new animal test data for chemicals used as ingredients in cosmetics

February 15, 2019

Politician Blasts Vegan Activists For 'Putting Safety Of Farm Animals At Risk'

Melina Bath branded activists who enter farms to document the suffering of animals 'unlawful' and said that farmers in Victoria 'are some of the best in the world and adhere to strict animal welfare laws'

February 14, 2019

Australia's First Plant-Based Nutrition Conference Sells Out: New Zealand Is Next

Twenty expert presenters across the conference program will discuss the role nutrition can play in promoting healthier, longer lives for patients, their physician colleagues and wider society

February 5, 2019

Farming Bosses Brand Vegan Magnum A 'Problem For The Dairy Industry'

An Australian dairy organization says that dairy alternative products have been 'incorrectly labeled'. This has been disputed by Unilever, which owns Magnum

January 3, 2019

Vegan Activists Rescue Ducks From Slaughterhouse In Daring Action

The action aimed to raise awareness of the way ducks are farmed without access to surface water, and culminated in 19 ducks being saved from death

December 14, 2018

Vegan Activists Shut Down Chicken Slaughterhouse In Australia

They wanted to bring attention to the millions of birds who suffer and are killed every year

December 3, 2018

100 Animal Activists Lock Down Farm After Footage Shows 'Extreme Violence'

They said they want to dismantle the system which oppresses animals, and 'enslaves, exploits, and harms' them

November 9, 2018

Vegan Bodybuilder Set To Become Parliament Heavyweight

She wants to change Australia's political climate and 'fix the country's history of animal cruelty'

November 7, 2018

Vegan Veteran Lifter Smashes More Records

The plant-powered athlete was 'sobbing' with joy

November 2, 2018

86% Of Consumers Of Vegan Beyond Meat Products Are Meat Eaters

The high-tech plant-based meat brand is expanding globally

October 7, 2018

New Restaurant 'Veganism' Serves Only 'About 10%' Vegan Options

The restaurant has been accused of trying to 'cash in' on the vegan movement

September 29, 2018

Four Men Charged With Torturing And Killing Kangaroos

A member of the local police force described the acts as 'disturbing' and 'cowardly'

September 15, 2018

28,000 Activists March For Animals Worldwide

The Official Animal Rights March hit unprecendented numbers this year

September 5, 2018

Meat Free Week To Highlight Bowel Cancer Risk

The annual challenge is hosted by Bowel Cancer Australia

September 2, 2018

2.1 Million Australians Now Meat-Free, Says Study

Businesses have been advised to take advantage of increasing demand

August 17, 2018

Vegan Food Brand Fry's To Launch In Costco Australia Stores

It is the first plant-based meat to launch in the outlet

August 15, 2018

Zambrero Debuts Vegan Cheese At Restaurants Across Australia

The dairy-free addition will be available at 170 locations

June 28, 2018

Live Export Company License Suspended After Animals Australia Exposé

The animal advocacy organization hopes to make the suspension permanent

June 10, 2018

Australia's Hungry Jack's Debuts Vegan Burger

The burger includes vegan cheese and mayo

May 21, 2018

Australian Retail Giant Woolworths Sees Demand For Vegan Food Surges

The chain has added a number of new products to its shelves

May 20, 2018

RSPCA Million Paws Walk Fundraiser Sees Turnout Of Roughly 12,000 People

An estimated $175,000 was raised by the event

April 28, 2018

Domino's Australia Hints At Vegan Cheesy Garlic Bread Release

The chain already offers vegan pizzas in Israel and Australia

April 27, 2018

Meat Industry: 'Dominion Animal Rights March Is A Major Attack On Animal Ag'

An industry outlet has reported that rural industries are expecting a 'fallout' from the march

April 23, 2018

Australian Initiative 'No Meat May' Set To Attract Record Number Of Participants For 2018

The scheme encourages people to ditch meat - and all animal products - throughout the month

April 11, 2018

Vegan Cheese Back On Menu Permanently At Domino's Pizza In Australia

The product sold-out when it launched recently

April 10, 2018

Israeli Public Security Minister Calls For Ban On Long-Haul Livestock Transport

The minister described the transport practices as 'serious abuse'

April 8, 2018

34 Vegan Activists Charged After Mass Sit-in At Australian Piggery

Renowned activist James Aspey said 'desperate times call for desperate action'

April 3, 2018

Major Australian Chain Rolls Out Vegan Menu Across 52 Outlets

The launch has been described as 'forward-thinking'

March 30, 2018

Vegan Athlete Wins Epic 5500km Cycle Race Across Australia

Abdullah Zeinab won the event in just 14 days

March 27, 2018

10 Jobs To Be Created As Vegan Macadamia Cheese-Making Facility Opens In Australia

The new facility has been described as a 'game-changer'

March 26, 2018

Vegan Activist James Aspey Says 'Documentary Dominion Is One Of The Most Powerful Ever Created'

He says it will shine a spotlight on 'how we interact with the animal kingdom '

March 26, 2018

'The Future Of Food Is Vegan,' Says Leading Chef

He believes people are changing their habits

February 23, 2018

Australia's First Greek Vegan Bakery Expands - Just Two Months After Launch

The family who own the business went vegan after their dog was poisoned

February 22, 2018

Vegan Brand Tofurky Launches In 1,000 Stores Across Australia

The launch is part of a plant-based initiative by one of the country's leading retailers

February 21, 2018

Major Vegan Cheese Brands Launches In Australia Due To 'Booming' Demand

The product will hit shelves in Woolworths

February 20, 2018

Kangaroo Fights Back Breaking Hunter's Jaw

The hunter was aiming a gun at another animal at the time of the attack

February 12, 2018

Australia Launches Its First Ever Vegan Cruise

'The Whole Connection' will set sail from Sydney later this year

January 17, 2018

Vegans Fight Claim That 'Eating Meat Makes You More Australian'

More than half of all Australians already have at least one meat-free day per week

January 15, 2018

Truck Carrying 1,000 Live Chickens Crashes On Australian Highway

The scene was described by a bystander as 'distressing'

January 11, 2018

Autralian Lamb Advert 'So Bad It's Turning People Vegan'

Creatives said the theme of the piece is 'unity'

January 10, 2018

Coconut Milk Powder Recalled For Containing Dairy Milk

Customers can return the product to the retailer for a full refund

January 8, 2018

Pizza Chain Domino's Puts Vegan Cheese On The Menu In Australia

‍Plant-based mozzarella is now available as a dairy replacement and the company also launched three dedicated cheesy vegan pizzas

January 5, 2018

Cricketer Adam Zampa: 'You Don't Need To Eat Animals To Live A Sustainable Life'

He argued that animals 'aren't food - they’re sentient beings who deserve a life as well'

December 29, 2017

Vegan Soft Serve 'Cocowhip' To Launch In Australia

The plant-based dessert is healthy and packed with probiotics

December 28, 2017

'Disturbing' Australian Wool Practices Revealed In New PETA Footage

The new video shows sheep being beaten and left bloodied by shearers

December 6, 2017

Food Scare: Aldi Hotdogs Recalled Due To Possible Bone Fragments And Bacteria

Anyone with health concerns should seek medical advice

December 6, 2017

Australian Airline Adds Vegan Meals To Flights After Daily Demand

In-flight options will include noodles and falafel

November 16, 2017

Australia's Largest Vegan Only Market Launches In Sydney

The country is the third-fastest growing vegan market in the world, according to the organizer

November 13, 2017

BREAKING: Domino's Confirms It Will Add Vegan Cheese To Its Pizzas

The company has responded to overwhelming demand for non-dairy cheese

November 9, 2017

Vegan High Tea Rolls Out In Melbourne

And the treats on offer are mouthwatering...

November 8, 2017

This Movie Dubbed The 'New Earthlings' Is Set To Make Millions Of Vegans

The hotly anticipated documentary will change the hearts and minds of millions

November 7, 2017

Vegan Mountain Climber Flies Vegan Flag On Himalayan Peak

The Australian athlete has proudly flied the vegan flag on the Himalayas

November 7, 2017

Vegans SLAM 'Insensitive' Meat Joke In Major Retailer Woolworths

The Woolworths 'joke' has sparked debate between vegans and meat eaters

November 3, 2017

This Vegan Watermelon Ice Cream Sandwich Has Landed In Australia

A renowned South Korean ice-creamery has brought its vegan creation to Melbourne - and the internet has gone crazy for it

October 31, 2017

American Horror Story's James Cromwell: 'Animal Agriculture Is The Real Horror'

The award-winning actor and animal rights activist is urging everyone to go vegan

October 31, 2017

Global Dairy Bosses: 'Vegan Activists Are A Threat To Our Existence'

The global dairy industry is trying to push back on the growing vegan movement

October 30, 2017

The Rise Of The Plant Based Doctor

Is there a huge gap in traditional medical training?

October 30, 2017

'PR Queen' And Socialite Roxy Jacenko Goes Vegan

The PR maven's dietary change follows a breast cancer diagnosis

October 16, 2017

Vegan Restaurant Workers Confess: "99 Percent Of Vegans Are Morons"

According to them, vegan customers are 'annoying' and 'finicky'

October 10, 2017

Vegan Vending Machine Arrives In Melbourne

The plant-based snack dispenser offers organic salads, chia chocolate, and green juices

October 10, 2017

First Ever Vegan Food Market Comes To Sydney

The vegan foodie event will be launching later this fall

October 5, 2017

Bullies Lob Raw Meat Including Horse Heart At Vegan Student

The student had been finding raw meat in her bedroom - including a horse's heart

October 5, 2017

First Fully Vegan Supermarket To Debut On Australia's Gold Coast

The vegan products only store is opening its doors today

September 28, 2017

Bull Terrier Puppy Evie To Get A Second Chance At Life

Evie will be undergoing surgery this week, thanks to Australian charities

September 27, 2017

BACKLASH: Animal Lovers Slam Restaurant For Hanging Cow From Ceiling

The pizzeria owners wanted the 'installation' to promote animal welfare

September 25, 2017

Brand New Vegan Deli Opens In Sydney

The 100 percent plant-based eatery is reportedly the first of its kind in the city

August 31, 2017

Women Think Men Who Eat More Fruit And Veg Smell Better

Scientists at a university in Australia uncovered a strange link between diet and smell

August 24, 2017

Australia's Biggest Dairy Blames Lower Milk Intake For 22% Drop In Sales

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn will struggle to maintain the title of 'Australia's biggest'

August 24, 2017

Vegan-Only Delivery Service Comes To Adelaide

The meal-kit delivery service specializes in superfoods

August 18, 2017

Ms Bean Vegan Ice Cream Hits Melbourne's Box Hill Central

One entrepreneur saw a gap in the market - and jumped on it

August 14, 2017

Doctors Enraged By Paleo Film Claiming 'Caveman Diet' Can Cure Autism And Cancer

The TV chef who made the film is standing by his convictions

August 14, 2017

Australian Shoe Brand Gets Vegan Society Certified Because Of 'Love For Animals'

The company is the first of its kind in the country to carry the trademark

August 10, 2017

Australian Medical Association Publishes Its First Ever Article On Plant-Based Diets

The article shows a growing understanding of plant-based diets within the medical community

July 31, 2017

Australia's First Wholefoods Plant-Based Cruise Due To Set Sail

The growing demand for vegan-friendly travel means more options are becoming available