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