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The Cruelty Free Festival is THE event of the year for animal lovers. The festival is designed to encourage all animal lovers - from all walks of life - to celebrate and enjoy cruelty-free lifestyle options. This year's 10th anniversary event will showcase the groups giving a voice to animals, alongside the advocates, innovators and businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan and cruelty-free living! :D


2015 Program

Full program now available for download!

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Getting There

Parking and public transport

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Speed Dating

Meet another animal lover

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Latest News

Meet Johar, the youngest painter at the Cruelty Free Festival!

Johar Ahmad is a 10-year-old student and vegetarian artist who paints colourful wildlife in great detail. He was a finalist in the Young Archie Awards this year and has won some prizes in the Northbridge Children’s Art Prize. We had a lovely chat with him about his views on vegetarianism as well as his love […]

Cymone Rose: the vegan voice in Australian media

Cymone Rose has been a professional actor, TV & radio host & voice actor for 20 years. She’s the voice of Channel Ten, SBS, Vodafone on hold, Qantas inflight, and many many TV & radio commercials. She’s also a passionate vegan, animal lover, & mother to 3 beautiful vegan daughters – something nice to dwell […]

Vanessa Raspa & the Zombie Cats: talent, ethics and… brains

Vanessa Raspa & the Zombie Cats is a 5 piece Indie-pop band consisting of 2 brothers, 2 lovers, and a chanteuse. We talked with Vanessa about the band and upcoming gig at the Cruelty Free Festival.1. Tell us about Zombie Cats’ story and who are your biggest influences. Zombie Cats formed a few years ago […]

Learn how to make a zingy, no-bake dessert with Renae Smith

If you’ve got a sweet tooth, you’ll want to sit in on MasterChef contestant and PR whiz Renae Smith’s cooking demonstration at the 2015 Cruelty Free Festival. Sharing her self-taught passion for experimenting with food, Renae will show us how to make her favourite raw, sugar-free and no fuss lemon cream pie. 1. What gets you […]

Our 2015 Sponsors

A huge thanks to our following sponsors! Please support them where you can :)

Platinum and Gold Sponsors
Herbisaurus Voiceless
Silver Sponsors
Lord of the Fries Crafted³
Bronze Sponsors and Supporters
Happy Cow The Urban Hotel The Atticism IVU World Vegfest Cruelty Free Super Arbonne The Chocolate Yogi D+T Organic Beard & Hair Care