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Dairy farmers welcome new federal ministers

February 6, 2020

AUSTRALIAN Dairy Farmers (ADF) welcomes the return of David Littleproud to the agriculture portfolio, following his election on Tuesday as...

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Farmers gain vital protections under mandatory dairy code

December 13, 2019

FARMERS will be protected by a slew of measures to improve transparency and set minimum standards of conduct in milk...

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Announcement of new Australian Dairy Farmers board members

November 28, 2019

PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) today announced South Australian farmer Rick Gladigau has been elected to a...

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Australian Dairy Farmers responds to floor price debate

November 13, 2019

AUSTRALIAN Dairy Farmers (ADF) welcomes the deeply held concerns by those in the Australian Parliament and the community regarding the...

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Australian Dairy Farmers statement on re-regulating the dairy industry

October 15, 2019

AUSTRALIAN Dairy Farmers (ADF) welcomes the recognition that dairy farmers are doing it tough, with sustained high input costs and...

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Farmer groups get cheesed off about GI protections in trade roadshow

September 23, 2019

FARMERS are being urged to fight back against demands by the European Union that Australia restrict the use of common...

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Dairy industry urges political support for gene technology

September 17, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S dairy industry is urging Canberra to pass amendments to gene technology regulations as planned to ensure the recommendations of...

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Dairy gains crucial support to reclaim milk label

September 16, 2019

DAIRY farmers have gained crucial political support to reclaim the word “milk”, with the Nationals voting at their Federal Council...

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Dairy farmers to benefit from $8.1 million ACCC boost

August 7, 2019

A new specialist tasked with looking solely at dairy industry claims to work within the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission...

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Farm trespassers must feel full weight of the law

August 1, 2019

VICTORIAN laws should be bolstered to protect farmers’ human rights from animal activists and give police the authority to dole...

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Free trade deals crucial to dairy’s success

August 28, 2019

AUSTRALIA must ratify crucial trade deals with Hong Kong and Indonesia to secure market access for the $3.4 billion dairy...

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Dairy industry to defend its stake in Australia-EU trade deal

August 13, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S dairy industry will continue to defend its right to call dairy products by their common food names after the...

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Dairy industry urges ACCC investigation into water market

August 2, 2019

THE Australian dairy industry is pushing for the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to fast track its investigation of...

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Australian Dairy Plan publishes report on current state of dairy industry

May 10, 2019

A new report on the state of Australia’s dairy sector lays bare the impact of several tough years on the...

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Dairy wins in Indonesia-Australia trade deal

March 4, 2019

ALL remaining tariffs on dairy exports into Indonesia will eventually be scrapped as part of a new economic partnership agreement...

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Australian dairy urges the Parliament to ratify the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement

February 27, 2019

THE Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has urged the Australian Parliament to expedite binding treaty action on the already-negotiated trade...

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Local cheese varieties at risk under Australia-EU FTA

February 13, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S dairy industry could soon face a “nightmare scenario” if locally produced cheeses including feta, parmesan and Haloumi are banned...

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Draft clauses for a Dairy Code of Conduct addresses key contracting issues

January 15, 2019

The Australian Dairy Industry Council welcomes the release of the draft clauses for a Dairy Code of Conduct by the...

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Basin Plan cannot leave communities high and dry

December 11, 2018

AUSTRALIA’S dairy industry is warning that any plan to drain an extra 450 gigalitres (GL) of water from the Murray...

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Dairy to join forces to set industry agenda

November 30, 2018

THE dairy industry will come together to define the future of Australian dairy through the development of a collective Australian...

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