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Trade deal with Indonesia

Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA)

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) entered into force today, 5 July 2020. This is great news for Australia’s dairy industry. Read more

06/07/2020, 9:32AM

Dairy Australia partners with Australian agriculture

Dairy Australia partners with Australian agriculture to deliver smarter irrigation

Dairy Australia is partnering with the cotton, sugar, grain and rice industries in a project to deliver the benefits of new efficient water use technologies to Australian farmers. Read more

01/07/2020, 9:06AM

2020-2022 Tasmanian Dairy Award Announcement

2020-2022 Tasmanian Dairy Award Announcement

DairyTas is pleased to announce the next Tasmanian Focus Farm will be Rosemount Ag. Read more

22/06/2020, 9:00AM

New national training program launches for Milk Tanker Operators

New national training program launches for Milk Tanker Operators

In an industry-first, milk tanker operators can now obtain a nationally accredited, transferrable qualification through the Milk Tanker Operators short course. Read more

22/06/2020, 7:04AM

Improved conditions boost farmer confidence

Improved conditions boost farmer confidence and milk production

Dairy Australia’s June 2020 Situation and Outlook report describes a significant recovery in national milk production and increased dairy farmer confidence in many regions. Read more

17/06/2020, 7:04AM

How does DA’s Board Selection Committee work

How does Dairy Australia’s Board Selection Committee work?

Nominations are open for three vacancies on Dairy Australia’s Board. Board Selection Committee Chair, Professor Paul Wood, explains the process for selecting future Directors ahead of elections at this year’s AGM. Read more

10/06/2020, 11:49AM

Call for Board Member applications

Call for Board Member applications

Murray Dairy are looking to fill four board member positions this year and are seeking applications to fill these positions. Click here

02/06/2020, 16:12PM

Dairy Australia publishes guide to new milk supply agreements

Dairy Australia publishes guide to new milk supply agreements

Dairy Australia has published a guide to assist dairy farmers with the introduction of new industry wide milk supply agreements with processing companies, which come into effect today. Read more

01/06/2020, 15:18PM

World Milk Day

World Milk Day

Monday 1 June marks the 20th anniversary of World Milk Day, a day of celebration for the global dairy industry. Read more

29/05/2020, 14:08PM

Nominations called for Dairy Australia Board

Nominations called for Dairy Australia Board

Dairy Australia is calling for nominations to fill vacancies on its Board of Directors, in preparation for elections that will be held at its Annual General Meeting in November. Read more

29/05/2020, 9:41AM

Victorian Government announces dairy training funding

Victorian Government announces training funding to boost dairy workforce

The Victorian Government has announced $715,000 of funding for a new Dairy Farm Induction Program to be run by Dairy Australia. Read more

13/05/2020, 14:30PM

2020 Tasmanian Dairy Award Winners

2020 Tasmanian Dairy Award Winners

Annually the Tasmanian Dairy Awards showcase the incredible contribution our dairy farmers bring to the industry through this pinnacle event. The event is coordinated through the partnership of the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture and DairyTas. Read more

29/04/2020, 13:55PM

Jonathan Brown new dairy industry ambassador

Jonathan Brown appointed as dairy industry ambassador

Dairy Australia is pleased to announce Aussie rules legend and media personality Jonathan Brown as the dairy industry’s new ambassador. Read more

23/04/2020, 9:41AM

DataGene releases new Australian Breeding Values

DataGene releases new Australian Breeding Values

Calving Ease, Gestation Length and Mastitis Resistance are three health related Australian Breeding Values (ABVs) released today by DataGene resulting from DairyBio research. Read more

14/04/2020, 17:14PM

Consumer marketing during COVID-19

Consumer marketing during COVID-19

Dairy Australia has launched an advertising campaign in response to COVID-19 and is ensuring consumers have access to information on supply, safety and usage of dairy. Read more

08/04/2020, 14:27PM

NSW Dairy On-Farm Leadership Employee Survey released

NSW Dairy On-Farm Leadership Employee Survey released

The Dairy Progression Framework is a state wide project that considers one of our states largest consistent issues on-farm – how do we attract a skilled work force and how do we then keep our staff engaged to enhance retention? Read more

07/04/2020, 14:13PM

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Initiatives

Our Farm, Our Plan

Our Farm, Our Plan is a new program designed to equip farmers to clarify their long term goals, identify the actions needed and to manage uncertainty and risk.

Hay and grain reports

The hay and grain report is commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region. The report is updated 40 weeks per year.

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