Dairy Australia Business Units



Dairy Australia operates through five business units that work across the supply chain and eight regional offices delivering localised services.

Farm Profit and Capability

The Farm Profit and Capability team is focused on activities in the pre farm-gate sector. This work is conducted for farmers and those supporting farmers. The team commissions and manages research through Dairy Australia's partners, striving for innovation for the industry. It also develops and enables the delivery of training and education in a range of areas such as Animal Health and Welfare, Farm Performance, Irrigation, Climate, Feedbase and Employment on farm.

The team is made up of a number of supporting functions including Regional Services (the link between head office and the eight regional teams), Technical and Innovation, Learning and Development, and Operations.

Trade and Strategy

The Trade and Industry Strategy team works to maximise sustainable wealth creation for Australian dairy farmers by delivering strategic market and policy insights and solutions to support a profitable Australian dairy industry. The Trade and Industry Strategy team informs the decision making by industry and government using fact-based information and analysis to guide decisions.

The team is made up of a number of supporting functions including Technical Policy Support, International Market Support, Dairy Manufacturer Sustainability, Industry Knowledge and Insights.

Marketing and Communications

The purpose of the Marketing and Communications team is to demonstrate Dairy Australia's role, value and relevancy to farmers and broader stakeholders through proactive and tailored communications. It also works to build trust and promote the value of Australian dairy products and the industry through proactive communications to consumers.

The team is made up of a number of supporting functions including Corporate Communications, Issues and Stakeholder Management, Communications Planning & Content, Consumer Marketing and Digital.

Business and Organisational Performance

The Business and Organisational Performance team ensures that business performance and strategic planning supports the organisation in delivering effective performance and outcomes to stakeholders.

The team is responsible for ensuring good practice corporate governance and risk management. In addition, the purpose of the group is to lead and manage the IT requirements and financial, corporate and legal affairs of the organisation. It is made up of a number of supporting functions including Finance, Portfolio Management Office, Strategy & Planning, Legal, Company Secretarial, Facilities Management and Information Services.

Human Resources

The purpose of the Human Resources team is to develop an engaged, motivated and cohesive workforce that works collaboratively to achieve great results for Dairy Australia. This team maximises employee value through talent acquisition, employee onboarding, talent management, rewards, and employee experience and culture.

The team is made up of a number of supporting functions including Talent Acquisition, Workplace Health and Safety and Pay and Benefits.

Regional offices

There are eight dairy regions in Australia, each with its own regional team. Local knowledge helps regional teams deliver the best outcomes for farmers in their region. Local offices are easier to access for farmers. Regional teams attract investment from other sources, meaning more funds for the region.

  • GippsDairy
  • Murray Dairy
  • DairyNSW
  • DairySA
  • Subtropical Dairy
  • DairyTas
  • Western Dairy
  • WestVic Dairy

Dairy Australia Leadership Team

An overview of Dairy Australia's Leadership Team and their backgrounds.

Dairy Australia Board

The skills and experience of the people on Dairy Australia's Board, which determines the policies and directions for investing in industry service activities.


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