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We works with a range of industry partners to ensure better outcomes for the industry through collective action.

Partners in the Australian dairy industry

 

Dairy farmers and the industry get better outcomes when we work together as a collective. Dairy Australia works with a range of industry partners, including:

DataGene

The Australian dairy industry's independent genetic evaluation service.

Website: DataGene

DairyBio

  • DairyBio is a five-year commitment, from July 2016 to June 2021.
  • DairyBio’s legal structure is based on a joint venture agreement between the Victorian Government and Dairy Australia.
  • A Board will govern the initiative, and two Co-Directors, appointed by the government and Dairy Australia, will manage the initiative.
  • DairyBio will be based at the AgriBio facility at Bundoora, Victoria and will also partner with research facilities at Hamilton and Ellinbank.
  • DairyBio will continue important global collaborations, such as a global bull genomes project.
  • DairyBio will be able to demonstrate the improvement of pasture performance through the use of a new Forage Value Index.
  • DairyBio will be closely connected to all industry initiatives in herd improvement, including genetic evaluation and data recording.
Website: DairyBio

Dairy Innovation Australia Limited

Company formed by membership from Dairy Australia and Australian Dairy Manufacturing Companies

Website: Dairy Innovation Australia Limited

Dairy Management Inc

America’s domestic and international planning and management organization that builds demand for dairy products on behalf of America’s 60,000-plus dairy producers

Website: Dairy Management Inc

De Laval

Company specialising in milking systems, equipment and products

Website: De Laval

Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

Western Australian agency focused on maximising the economic potential of primary industries on a sustainable basis

Website: Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Australian Government agency for agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries

Website: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry

Department of Primary Industries Victoria

Victorian agency focused on maximising the economic potential of primary industries on a sustainable basis

Website: Department of Primary Industries Victoria

Dairy Manufacturer's Sustainability Council (DMSC)

The Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council (DMSC) is a nationally recognised Community of Practice which was initiated in 1995 and is composed primarily of environmental and sustainability group managers from Australian dairy processors. The DMSC has an industry-wide focus that assists Company Members to improve environmental compliance and the sustainability of their operations.

Website: Dairy Manufacturer's Sustainability Council

Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation

Funding organisation for the benefit of the Victorian dairy industry and dairying communities

Website: Geoffrey Gardiner Dairy Foundation

The Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council (DMSC)

The Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council (DMSC) is a nationally recognised Community of Practice which was initiated in 1995 and is composed primarily of environmental and sustainability group managers from Australian dairy processors. The DMSC has an industry-wide focus that assists Company Members to improve environmental compliance and the sustainability of their operations.

A pdf that describes the initiative further can be found here.

Website: The Dairy Manufacturers Sustainability Council

National Dairy Alliance

A voluntary grouping of investors, providers and industry that seeks to improve the sustainable competitiveness of the on-farm sector of the Australian dairy industry

National Heritage Trust

Fund to help restore and conserve Australia's environment and natural resources

Website: National Heritage Trust

National Landcare Program

Program that supports landcare and the sustainable use and management of natural resources

Website: National Landcare Program

NSW Department of Primary Industries

NSW agency focused on maximising the economic potential of primary industries on a sustainable basis

Website: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Primary Industries & Resources South Australia

South Australian agency for food, fibre and minerals industries and economic development

Website: Primary Industries & Resources South Australia

Queensland Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries

Queensland agency focused on maximising the economic potential of primary industries on a sustainable basis

Web site: Queensland Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries

Regional Development Victoria

Victorian Government's lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria

Website: Regional Development Victoria

South Australian Research and Development Institute

Services the research and extension needs of the SA dairy industry

Website: South Australian Research and Development Institute

Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research

Joint venture between University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries and Water

Email: Tasmanian Institute of Agricultural Research

Major Initiatives

Focus Farms

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making.

DairyBase

DairyBase is a web-based tool that enables dairy farmers to measure and compare their farm business performance over time.

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