Read about our focus on continued development of industry and workforce strategy and planning.
Analyse and identify gaps and initiate projects to address the dairy Industry's skills ad capability needs.
The trend towards larger farms and the consequent reliance on more employed labour highlights the continued focus on ensuring the industry has the right people with the right skills and motivation to maximise profitability and grow the industry.
Of significant importance are:
This program funds, and responds to the directives of, the Dairy Industry People Development Council (DIPDC)
The DIPDC has developed a draft strategy which will be tested and modified following extensive trials with representative pilot projects in regions. Working parties of the DIPDC will be established to guide the initiatives and ensure a balanced approach is taken to the investment. Local steering committees will also be established at an operational level. These committees will scope each pilot to ensure that:
Research will also be undertaken into key aspects of the workforce planning and action process in order to inform and guide future project investment.