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NSW is home to some of the most #Legendairy women in dairy and Dairy NSW is proud to support these individuals in continuing to drive a profitable and sustainable industry.

Women in Dairy

 Dairy NSW WiD Women in Dairy

Our Story

The NSW Women in Dairy movement aims to connect like-minded individuals through professional support networks, to promote resilience and personal & professional development. Through involvement in the NSW Women in Dairy movement, our members are also connected to peers at a national and global scale through the Australian Legendairy Women’s Network

Click here to view the recollections of NSW Women in Dairy by Sue McGinn OAM (Deputy Chair, Dairy NSW).

Our Activities

Bale Up Women in Dairy Conference 

In 2017, the Hunter/Barrington and Mid Coast women in dairy groups hosted the inaugural NSW Women in Dairy ‘Bale Up’ conference. Attended by over 40 dairy industry women, the conference addressed topics of mental health, rural resilience and succession whilst also providing an opportunity for valuable networking with like-minded women from across the state. Keep an eye out for 2018 conference registrations to open!


Major Initiatives

Focus Farms

Dairy Australia has established a network of Focus Farms to support farmer decision making. Find out how Focus Farms looks at the factors impacting decisions at any point in time, including seasonal and market conditions.


DataGene is an independent and industry-owned organisation responsible for driving genetic gain and herd improvement in the Australian dairy industry and is an initiative of Dairy Australia and industry.

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