Whether at the farm gate or in the board room, stopping to take stock, acknowledge success and identify areas for improvement is essential
to ensuring any good business remains on track to deliver desired outcomes.
the interests of dairy farmers and their profitability top of mind.
and an ever fluctuating global milk price. But while there have been challenges there has also been important progress.
at 1500 gigalitres (GL). The 1500GL cap provides dairy farmers in the Murray-Darling Basin with much-needed certainty about future water availability
to sustain their business.
Efficiency Programme. This policy win will be explored later on the newsletter.
a Prescribed Code of Conduct. The Prescribed Code is not perfect, but it does address several key imbalances with regard to retailers’ power over suppliers.
We welcome the commitment already made by retailer Woolworths by signing onto the Prescribed Code, and expect that in the days to come all the major
retailers will follow suit.
also continue to advocate for an Ombudsman to help balance the market power of major retailers.
agenda is ensuring our industry retains the confidence and trust of consumers, customers and the broader public by addressing issues of concern such
as unconventional gas mining and highlighting dairy farmers’ commitment to the health and wellbeing of their cattle.
our industry bodies to ensure dairy’s good practices are known and understood across the broader community.