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The Cruelty Free Festival is THE event of the year for animal lovers.

We showcase the groups giving a voice to animals, alongside inspiring advocates and innovative businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan and cruelty-free living!


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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 […]

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