Read about how we attract, transition and retain people in the Australian dairy workforce.
To support employers to make the dairy industry a desirable workplace and address the quality and availability of a skilled workforce across the dairy industry.
Provide dairy farmers with clear information, tools, support and education to develop a plan for the appropriate life stage.
Building the next generation and making the dairy industry a desirable and rewarding place to work.
Promoting and creating the opportunity for careers and wealth creation in dairy farming.
Supporting young dairy farmers to network with each other and build the skills they need.
Raising awareness and promotion of dairy industry career paths, enhancing the experience of people who work on a dairy farm, supporting dairy farms with compliance of regulatory requirements will be long term benefits for the dairy industry. The programs aim for increased capacity for the dairy regions to address people issues and better access to capability on farm by attracting and retaining labour.
Cows Create Careers farm module to 211 schools / Cows Create Careers Camembert in the classroom to 119 schools
Regional activities will be a collaboration between Dairy Australia, Regional Development Programs and the NCDE alliance partners. Other Initiatives are delivered by DIAL or within the NCDE alliance partners.
The engagement with agricultural science programs at secondary school level will ensure a sustainable and well supported dairy industry and secure a greatly coveted space for the dairy industry in school curriculum.