Business and financials

Dairy Australia invests in the farm business management area to help farmers and their advisers in focusing on the profit performance of their farm business. Projects in this area help farmers better understand their costs and income base, and the costs and risks associated with adapting farming systems under increasingly variable operating conditions.

Gippsland cows grazing

Analysing farm profit drivers

This report analyses the impact of changes to farm milk supply patterns seen across Victoria and...

Analysing farm systems (Dairy Directions)

View analysis of the impact of changes in the operating environment on the profitability of VIC...

Famers in the dairy

Demonstration farms

Dairy Australia supports two demonstration farms that facilitate demonstration, extension...

Famers in the dairy

NSW Dairy Farm Monitor Project

The Dairy Farm Monitor allows NSW farmers to compare their farm's profitability and productivity...

Farmer and factory advisor discuss equipment

Victorian Dairy Farm Monitor Project

The Dairy Farm Monitor allows VIC farmers to compare their farm's profitability and productivity...

Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme

The Queensland Dairy Accounting Scheme (QDAS) helps improve the understanding of business...

Farmer on the phone

Planning & budgeting

Planning and budgeting is a crucial part of any business. The Taking Stock tool helps farmers...

Farmer talking to factory advisor

Extension services

As part of the dairy research, development and extension (RD&E) framework, Dairy Australia works...

Carbon tax

Carbon tax & its implications for dairy

Find out how the carbon dax will impact on your dairy farm, and the mitigation options available...

Gantry crane

Understanding markets

Knowing how markets affect your farm is crucial to business management. The Situation & Outlook...

Farmer among his cows

Obligations & regulation

All Australian dairy farms are required to have documented food safety programs (FSP). State...

Farmgate milk proce

Free energy assessments for your farm

Free dairy farm energy assessment - get a personalised assessment plan with recommendations on...

Farmer on a tractor with hay, managing in tight times

Dairy Business of the Year

Dairy Australia is a proud supporter of the 2013 Dairy Business of the Year (DBOY).