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GippsDairy region-specific support information, including local doctors, telephone support and government assistance.

Social & Emotional Well-being

A range of support is available for farm families and businesses affected by tough seasonal conditions and milk price changes in Gippsland.

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Farmer Health - Building emotional resilience

Emotional resilience is the willingness and capacity to accept that there will be good and bad times ahead, understand our reactions to these experiences, and having strategies to manage them.

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Managing yourself and your people during tight times FAQ

Managing people through tight times can be challenging situations can change quickly and this can impact on both employee requirements and expectations.

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Reducing stress

Stress is a response to an event or situation. It can be positive or negative. Stress is common in daily life and may be associated with work, family or personal relationships. Find out how to reduce stress where you can.

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Government Assistance

Many dairy farmers face challenging times as a consequence of downgraded milk prices, ongoing market volatility and dry conditions. The following government programs may be of assistance to farmers, their families and staff.

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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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