Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) has congratulated the Legendairy Capital for 2015, Stanhope, announced this morning by Dairy Australia.
ADF President, Noel Campbell said the search for the dairy capital had exceeded industry expectations in drawing significant attention to the central role dairy plays in Australia’s rural and regional communities.
“43,000 Aussies are directly employed in the farming and processing sectors of our industry. A further 100,000 rely on the dairy industry for their work,” Mr Campbell said.
“As the economic backbone for many rural and regional communities across Australia, dairy enhances livelihoods and improves the wellbeing of these communities. For towns like Stanhope, dairy is a defining aspect of what makes their town great – the Legendairy Capital search has shone a light on this.”
“Congratulations to all the finalists, and to Stanhope on being crowned the 2015 Legendairy Capital.”
Shona McPherson, Media Officer
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