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ADF announces resignation of CEO Benjamin Stapley

June 16, 2016

The dairy industry’s peak farmer body, Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) today announced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Benjamin Stapley has resigned...

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ADF calls for urgent action on dairy concessional loans

June 14, 2016

With approximately 4,000 dairy farmers impacted by unprecedented market shocks in recent weeks, Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has called on...

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ADF continues to call for early opening milk prices

June 10, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has acknowledged Warrnambool Cheese and Butter’s (WCB) early announcement of their opening milk price today, the...

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Confidence dampened, but stronger future ahead

June 1, 2016

Australian dairy farmer confidence has taken a serious knock since the start of 2016, with a major industry report released...

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Federal Budget 2016-17 – mixed outcomes for dairy

May 4, 2016

Amid a time of hardship, the 2016-2017 Federal Budget has delivered on some important priorities for the dairy industry amid...

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Concerns for farmers in wake of farm gate announcements

April 27, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers Limited (ADF) has expressed disappointment at the announcement made by Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Ltd (MG) this...

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Introduction of ‘effects test’ will foster stronger competition

March 16, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has applauded the introduction of an ‘effects test’ by the Federal Government, which will strengthen competition...

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ADF Welcomes appointment of ACCC Agricultural Commissioner

February 26, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers’ (ADF) has welcomed Mick Keogh OAM’s appointment as the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) first Agricultural...

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Seasonal Worker Programme expansion a win for dairy

February 9, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) is pleased that dairy has been included in the expansion of the Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP)....

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ADF welcomes Minister Joyce’s support for dairy levy poll process review

February 4, 2016

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has welcomed support from the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, the Hon. Barnaby Joyce, for...

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Australian dairy industry urges ratification of Korea FTA

February 17, 2014

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has welcomed the publication today by the Federal Government of the text of the...

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Korea free trade deal a step forward for Australian dairy

December 5, 2013

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has described today’s announcement by the Federal Government of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)...

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No Australian domestic or export dairy products affected by NZ contaminates

August 6, 2013

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the announcement by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) that all...

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ADIC disappointment at expansion of US CWT program

July 1, 2013

Dairy farmers and processors have expressed disappointment at the news that the US Cooperatives Working Together (CWT) body will be...

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457 visa changes make it harder for farmers to fill labour shortages

July 1, 2013

Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has expressed its dismay at the passing of the Migration Amendment (Temporary Sponsored Visas) Bill through...

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Dairy welcomes continued examination of new labelling system

June 14, 2013

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation that the...

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ADIC releases its Federal Election 2013 Policy Priorities

May 10, 2013

Today the Australian Dairy Industry Council released its Policy Priorities for the 2013 Federal Election. The dairy industry is highly...

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Dairy industry prepares for 70% increase in world’s food demand by 2050

November 30, 2012

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) held its Annual Industry Leaders Breakfast today in Melbourne. The event’s theme of Eating...

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Dairy industry honours the late Niel Black

November 30, 2012

The dairy industry’s national peak policy body, the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC), today honoured the late Mr Niel Black...

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$1.77 billion doesn’t buy a credible Basin Plan

October 26, 2012

The Federal Government is playing regional communities for fools if it thinks $1.77 billion over 10 years will buy acceptance...

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