Media Releases

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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ADF welcomes opportunity to explore new dairy industry trading platform

May 1, 2019

PEAK dairy farmer group Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) will facilitate the development of a new trading platform for the dairy...

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Dairy farmers call for stronger trespass penalties

April 10, 2019

DISTRESSED farmers are urging state and federal lawmakers to crack down on bullying against regional communities amid safety fears sparked...

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Permanent residency for skilled migrants to help fix dairy labour shortage

April 3, 2019

THE federal government has opened a gateway for skilled migrants working on dairy farms to move permanently to Australia in...

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Dairy industry scores greater access to vital skilled labour

March 27, 2019

DAIRY business owners are one step closer to securing a permanent skilled workforce with the federal government amending its occupation...

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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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Australian dairy welcomes CPTPP signing

March 9, 2018

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership CPTPP. The...

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ADIC announces new targets limiting calving induction to 10 per cent in 2018

February 23, 2018

The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) today announced new targets to limit routine use of calving induction within a herd...

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No gain, only pain in playing politics on Basin Plan

December 21, 2017

Basin States must adopt a more flexible approach to water recovery for the sake of all communities in the Murray...

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