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IF THE AUSTRALIAN DAIRY INDUSTRY WAS A SPORTING TEAM – THE COACH WOULD BE SACKED

I would like to thank Tyne Logan Of ABC Regional WA for putting together this story. https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2019-04-22/australia-to-become-dairy-import-reliant/11025026 I have been concerned for some time that most industry commentators on the dairy industry are talking about the Symptoms – not the causes – of the decline in the dairy industry. Uncovering the causes is difficult and…

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Dairy Connect (NSW) calls for a federal dairy commissioner.

www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6523193400169242624 This is a great idea in my opinion. It must have a truely national approach and represent all dairy consumers, and all dairy farmers – regardless of their location and the legacy issues that formed completely different industries in each state across Australia. Australia has the agricultural resources to be self sufficient and be…

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The senate inquiry into the dairy industry is finally out

The senate inquiry report into the dairy industry has been released. The recommendations seem to focus on the farming and processing levels and little mention is given to the distribution sector. New Zealand has managed to double the volume produced its industry since 2002 and Australia has shrunk its industry by approximately 25% Policy issues…

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Projected milk requirement for Western Australia.

Demand for milk in Western Australia is growing by 2 litres per capita every year. This is due to the increases in cheese consumption The population is growing by 1.5%+ every year, this is approximately 39,000 people, each of whom consumes 355 litres of milk every year. This requires a total of 13.85 million litres…

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How have Government policies affected Australia’s dairy Industry

As a result of a number of management issues in Australia’s major co-operative, the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) has been asked to investigate the situation. I have collated a number of issues, mainly structural that I believe affect the industry in Australia. nicheagribusiness.com/…/ACCC-Response-Dairy-Inquiry-Draft-Issues-paper-FINAL.pdf These include :   Why is Australia ranked 194th out…

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Report on Market Failure in the Western Australian Dairy Industry.

      Read the report on the market failure in the Western Australian Dairy Industry. final-market-failure-in-the-western-australian-dairy-industry-07-nov-2016 MARKET FAILURE IS DEFINED AS “ILLOGICAL ACTIONS TAKING PLACE FOR SEEMINGLY LOGICAL REASONS.” SEVEN HUNDRED and EIGHTY-SEVEN MILLION  (787,000,000) litres of milk was used to produce ALL the dairy products consumed in WA.  in 2015, WA produced 387…

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