Flexitarians drive growing vegan scene

Minced plant-based 'mince'

JAKE DAY Veganism is becoming more popular in Brisbane, but ‘flexitarianism’ is the main reason you’ll see more meat-free options in supermarkets and restaurants. Flexitarians are people who primarily eat a more traditional diet of meat and … [Read more...]

Cows find safe haven in hinterland

Gavin and Graham Save A Cow Foundation

JAKE DAY In the Sunshine Coast hinterland is a little-known haven for cows that have been re-homed from beef and dairy farms around the South East. The cows have all been “rescued” by one man, Anthony Walsgott. Mr Walsgott has given a home … [Read more...]

Gold Coasters are going vegan

OLIVIA WECKERLE With the Gold Coast’s easy going, beach lifestyle it only makes sense that people are becoming more health and ethically curious. This interest has brought many people to veganism, a diet and lifestyle free from all animal … [Read more...]

SuperMeat taking the murder out of meat

JESS ROBERTSON SuperMeat, an Indigogo funded organisation, claims to have developed a system for producing cultured one-hundred percent real, non GMO, meat without harming animals. Today's meat industry plays a major contribution to climate … [Read more...]

BrisVegan Fest changing the face of Veganism

MARIAN JOSEPH The Brisbane Vegan Festival not only supplied attendees with yummy vegan food and market stalls, but also aimed to educate people about healthy vegan diets and lifestyle. The festival, at the Leagues Services Club in West End … [Read more...]

Cancer’s Beef with Bacon

JANELSA OUMA The World Health Organisation's latest announcement warning that red meat, bacon, and processed meats can lead to certain types of cancer has been met with obvious concern. The findings came from years of research from the WHO … [Read more...]

Put yourself in a chicken’s roost

CHELSEA MAPPAS PETA promotes Australians to feel empathy for abused chickens by using virtual reality technology. PETA visited The University of New South Wales (UNSW) for their Australia wide “I, Chicken” tour with assistance from Animal … [Read more...]