Dairy Australia - Dairy information for Australian Dairy Farmers and the industry

Primary content

DairySA region-specific support information, including local support services and government assistance.

Farmer Support for South Australian farmers 

Dairy industry and community information


Support, activities and events, technical information
and coordination for the SA dairy community
Tel: 08 8766 0127

South Australian Dairyfarmers’ Association
Information, support and lobbying for South Australian
dairy farmers
Tel: 08 8293 2399

Dairy Australia: Tactics for Tight Times
Resources, tactics and support for managing
your farm and your teams

Financial information

Financial Assistance
Rural Business Support
Free and impartial financial planning and review
service for primary producers
Tel: 08 8364 2577 or 1800 836 211

Rural Call Centre
Help for farmers and their families experiencing
financial hardship (Farm household allowance)
Tel: 13 23 16

Rural Financial Services PIRSA
Concessional loans
1800 182 235

Assistance and support with Centrelink payments
Tel: 132 307

Personal and Family Support

Beyond Blue
Information and support for mental health issues
Tel: 1300 224 636

Crisis support – saving lives
Tel: 131 114

MIND Australia Mental Health
Mental Health Information and referral details
Tel: 1300 286 463

Rural and remote mental health services
Providing in-patient care and distance support
for country people
Tel: 13 14 65 (24 hour crisis)

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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