Why go vegan?

We care for the animals we share our home with and we get to know their personality and their wants and needs. We form emotional bonds with animals and even see them as members of our family. Most people really care about animals.
Animal agriculture causes more than the suffering of animals. It also impacts people throughout the world, especially the powerless and the poor, in a number of ways.
The havoc caused to the world by the billions of animals we breed, raise and kill for food each year is staggering. The UN has identified animal agriculture as ‘one of the most significant contributors to serious environmental problems’
A well planned 100% plant-based diet is healthy. This is confirmed by a solid body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence. Not only is a vegan diet as healthy as any diet containing animal products, in many aspects it is more beneficial to human health.
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The Vegan Australia Certified program sets the standard for authentic vegan food and products in Australia. Under the program, product makers may display the Vegan Australia Certified logo on licensed vegan items that meet our strict criteria. The logo indicates to your customers that the product does not contain animal ingredients and none of the manufacturing or testing processes involve animals or animal products.
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What do our members have to say?

vesna
nsw

My son, (and later my daughter) became vegan for the animals. At first I prepared vegan meals for our health but now am also vegan for the animals and the planet.

Promise #39
Jessica
NSW
Do no harm
Promise #147
Jerome
WA
As a Vegan with aligned beliefs & faith I promise to do my best to promote & advocate human health & well-being, put a stop to animal cruelty & stand for biodiversity & environmental protection.
Promise #136
Bruce
vic

Vegan FTA for life. Vegan Australia is a great goal and a great organisation

Promise #6
Katie
vic

For the animals. Always.

Promise #34
Silva
vic

Vegan - because why it's the right thing to do. I've been vegan since 2011 and there's no other way for me to live.

Promise #18
Pieter
NSW
Empowering evolution from civilised marauders to hi-tech gardeners in a thriving multicultural meritocracy. We are co-dependent on healthy ecology and can obtain nutrition from plant-based sources.
Promise #85
Kerry
vic

I promise to use my voice to advocate for those without a voice, and to spread the message of kindness towards all creatures

Promise #25
Holly
VIC

I love being vegan!!

Promise #174
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