What We Do



Dairy Australia invests the dairy service levy to deliver benefits to farmers and protect the right to farm. Delivering for Dairy logo

This includes:

  • Enhancing farm business management

  • Responding to critical events

  • Supporting employment needs

  • Driving herd and pasture innovation

  • Managing climate and environment

  • Marketing to promote dairy products and the industry

  • Growing international markets

  • Contributing to policy outcomes

  • Supporting the delivery of services.

We provide services to farmers in eight dairying regions across the country: DairyNSW, DairySA, DairyTas, GippsDairy, Murray Dairy, Subtropical Dairy, Western Dairy, and WestVic Dairy.

We deliver to dairy farmers in many different ways:

Enhancing farm business management 

We provide farmers with access to business planning and risk management tools, and insights to support on-farm decision making and improve profitability. 

Supporting employment needs 

We create awareness of the career opportunities in dairy and providing resources to support farmers in hiring and managing staff and building skills for successful careers in dairy. 

Driving herd and pasture innovation

We deliver on-farm gains as a result of outcomes of research to improve genetics of pasture and cattle, and provides valuable data to inform farm business decision making. 

Managing climate and environment 

We deliver initiatives for efficiency of major farm inputs such as water and energy and supporting action on-farm to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

Marketing to promote dairy products and the industry 

We build community trust and support for Australian dairy by promoting the health credentials of dairy, the quality of our products, and reinforcing our broader commitment to sustainability.  

Growing international markets

Improving market access while building and maintaining strong international trade relationships.

Contributing to policy outcomes

We support policy development in areas of critical importance to the industry, particularly water security, climate changes, energy, animal health and welfare and workforce/labour access. 

Performance Report

Find more on how Dairy Australia invests your levy in the latest Performance Report.


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