Posts Tagged ‘#ausdairy’
Is a World Scale Dairy Industry possible in Western Australia?
Western Dairy 2021 Investment Breakfast Recently I presented to the Western Dairy business breakfast in Busselton. This is an annual event, and I was asked to present on behalf of the Western Australian section of the Dairy Industry Association of Australia. (DIAA) www.diaa.asn.au I have been a member of this association and starting in…Read More
Did you know that Australia imported dairy products, equivalent to 23% of all milk produced last year?
Australia is promoted as an export nation when dairy is discussed, and its true, about 30% of the milk produced is exported as cheese, butter, skim milk powder and whole milk powder. I have been watching / monitoring the Australian dairy industry for more than 20 years, and that is after working in the industry…Read More
Australian Cheese – a lot exported and a lot imported
Australia prides itself on being an export nation for dairy products. One of the major exports is Cheese. Looking at some figures that are available, freely on the Internet from credible sources, that is the USDA. It can be seen that Australia exports something like 45% of the cheese that is made in the country.…Read More
A levy is not a subsidy.
A Levy, according to Professor Sampson, is not a Subsidy. This means that according to the WTO, the (World Trade Organisation), it will not affect the international standing of Australia’s dairy industry. According to Professor Sampson, a subsidy must be provided by government. There is a precedent for a Dairy LEVY. From the year 2000,…Read More
How Milk is used in Australia plus fat and protein balances
As we enter uncharted waters of economic disruption, which will change trade flows and what was considered normal, I look at the area I know best, the National dairy industry. In Australia, we have run the last 20 years under a free trade policy, with no tariff barriers, reduced national supports for training, reduced international…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More