Vegan food might be everywhere, but it’s still a minority movement

Just 1 per cent of the nation identifies as vegan, according to the ABC’s Australia Talks National Survey, with older people more likely to choose the diet for health concerns rather than for animal welfare.

Calls for roadside memorial to be erected in tribute of chickens ‘burned alive’ in truck fire

An animal rights group calls for a roadside memorial to be erected for a number of chickens killed in a truck fire on Adelaide’s Northern Expressway this morning.

Aboriginal elder defends police officer shown stoning wombat in ‘abhorrent’ video

South Australia Police are investigating a video that appears to show an off-duty officer badly injuring or killing a wombat by throwing rocks at it, but an Aboriginal elder says it is a local hunting practice.