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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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ADF statement regarding future funding of ADIC

July 17, 2019

AUSTRALIAN Dairy Farmers (ADF) has concluded its three-year funding agreements with 11 contributing processors for the operation of peak industry...

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Dairy farmers move to reclaim “milk” label

July 11, 2019

AUSTRALIA’S dairy farmers are urging the federal government to change the country’s food standards in a bid to ban plant-based...

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Dairy farmers support push for tougher penalties to curb farm invasions

July 4, 2019

PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has joined the call for stronger criminal penalties for animal activists, after...

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New farmer survey confirms tough times for dairy industry

June 19, 2019

A tough season and skyrocketing grain and water prices have had a devastating impact on farmer confidence, according to the...

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Australian Dairy Farmers reacts to new Coles milk supply arrangement

June 5, 2019

AUSTRALIAN Dairy Farmers (ADF) believes that more competition for milk is healthy and that this Coles initiative to source milk...

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Coalition makes multi-million-dollar dairy industry pledge

May 8, 2019

PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) will receive $450,000 for two projects to benefit farmers as part of...

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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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Dairy associations call on G20 leaders to support the WTO

November 28, 2018

Dairy Associations representing the majority of global trade in dairy products are calling on G20 Ministers to prioritise maintaining, reforming...

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ADIC leads on mandatory code

November 13, 2018

RETROSPECTIVE milk price step-downs should be banned and contract disputes between farmers and processors handled through a thorough complaints and...

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Australian dairy welcomes Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership signing

August 31, 2018

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the signing of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership (IA-CEPA). The IA-CEPA will see...

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Basin Plan Ministers urged to remember local dairy communities

June 7, 2018

A robust and transparent test to determine the socio-economic impacts of removing an additional 450 gigalitres (GL) of irrigation water...

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Nothing off the table in Dairy Code review

May 25, 2018

ALL options will remain open to address relations between dairy farmers and milk processors as peak representative body the Australian...

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Dairy needs strong presence in EU trade discussions

May 23, 2018

AUSTRALIA’S dairy industry is urging the federal Government to fight for a fair outcome in new free trade negotiations with...

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ADIC acknowledges final ACCC dairy report

April 30, 2018

THE Australian Dairy Industry Council has acknowledged the release today of the final report in the Australian Competition and Consumer...

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