Annual General Meeting



The 2019 Dairy Australia Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Friday, 29 November at Lardner Park, near Warragul in Gippsland.

At the AGM, Dairy Australia Chair Jeff Odgers and Dairy Australia Managing Director David Nation acknowledged the tough conditions during the season. They provided an overview of Dairy Australia’s activities supporting farmers, along with an update on industry initiatives underway to support dairy farming. Members were invited to ask questions at the meeting.

Official items of business in 2019 included:

  • Financial Statements and Reports
  • Election of Directors

Dairy Australia members voted to elect three candidates to the board of the organisation. Jeff Odgers and Professor Paul Wood AO were re-elected as Directors for the milk producer and research and development positions, respectively. Josephine Rozman was elected to fill the finance and governance position. Jan West AM retired from the Board.

The AGM was followed by a tour of the DairyFeedbase project at Agriculture Victoria’s nearby Ellinbank Dairy Research Centre. DairyFeedbase was launched in 2018 as a co-investment with Agriculture Victoria and Gardiner Dairy Foundation, in order to bring new technology in a practical way to the management of pastures and feeding of cattle.

Watch a webcast of the AGM proceedings

Downloads

  • Dairy Australia annual report 2018 19

    (09 July 2020)
    PDF, 7.8 MB
  • Dairy Australia performance report 201819

    (09 July 2020)
    PDF, 8.76 MB

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Past AGMs

Key documents and speeches of past AGMs can be found below.

AGM 2017–18

The 2018 Dairy Australia AGM was held on Friday, 30 November 2018 in Melbourne.

The AGM was an opportunity for farmers to connect and network with other members and Dairy Australia team members. Presentations by Dairy Australia Chair Jeff Odgers and Dairy Australia Managing Director David Nation acknowledged the achievements of 2017–18 and set the agenda for the year ahead. Members were invited to ask questions at the meeting.

Official items of business in 2018 included:

  • Financial Statements and Reports
  • Change to the Constitution
  • Election of Directors

Dairy Australia members voted to elect three candidates to the board of the organisation. James Mann, David Lord and Roseanne Healy were elected to fill the director vacancies, each of the three roles requiring unique skills and expertise.

David Lord and Roseanne Healy replaced retiring directors John McKillop and David Mallinson.

Watch the speeches of Jeff Odgers and David Nation.

Download

  • Dairy Australia Annual Report 201718

    (09 July 2020)
    PDF, 5.08 MB

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