Business units

Dairy Australia has inter-related business groups that work across the supply chain.

Farm Profit & Innovation

This group coordinates RD & E programs that focus on farm productivity and profits. They work at a grassroots level, translating science into on-farm action. The farm team focuses on issues such as feed, animal performance, people, business management and environmental resources.

Key projects/programs include:

  • People in Dairy
  • Countdown
  • Regional Development programs (RDPS) ie GippsDairy, DairyTas, DairySA

Trade & Strategy

Trade & Strategy aims to maximise wealth creation for dairy farmers by facilitating profitable international trade in dairy products. It also provides accurate information and analysis that supports business planning and decision making.

Key programs/projects include:

  • Dairy Situation & Outlook
  • International market development
  • Trade policy reform

Industry People and Capability

Industry People and Capability delivers vocational education and training for farming and manufacturing within the dairy industry.

Industry Promotion and Product Innovation 

This broad based business group with the objective of transferring and communicating information, knowledge and technologies to create opportunities off-farm that ensure the manufacturing component of the dairy value chain remains innovative and competitive.

Key programs'projects include:

  • Health and nutrition
  • Manufacturing innovation
  • Resource management
  • Dairy values
  • Product applications

Business & Organisational Performance

This group ensures Dairy Australia’s business performance is effective and the organisation has optimum capability, thereby deliver the best possible service to stakeholders. The Corporate Communications team is also part of this business unit.