Key Documents



Australian Dairy Plan

The Australian Dairy Plan published on 28 September 2020 outlines the industry direction for the next five years and beyond to deliver increased profitability, business confidence and unity.

View the short Australian Dairy Plan Overview.

  • Australian Dairy Plan Overview

    PDF, 389.12 KB

View the complete Australian Dairy Plan.

  • Australian Dairy Plan 2020-25 Final Report

    PDF, 7.28 MB

Progress Update

View the Progress Update for the period October 2020 to March 2021

  • Progress Update October 2020 - March 2021

    PDF, 679.53 KB

A number of individual reports produced by the Australian Dairy Plan Committee during the development of the plan are available below:

Appendices

  • Appendix A - Growth Scenarios Paper

    This paper represents a body of work commissioned to inform and stimulate discussion about the scope for the Australian dairy industry to grow. View the Growth Scenarios Paper.

    • Appendix A - Growth Scenarios Paper

      PDF, 1.38 MB
  • Appendix B - Australian Dairy Situation Analysis

    The Australian Dairy Situation Analysis provides an overview of key dairy industry issues and conditions across a range of metrics including farm profitability, milk production and global competitive position. View the Australian Dairy Situation Analysis.

    • Appendix B - Australian Dairy Situation Analysis

      PDF, 5.71 MB
  • Appendix C - Key Themes from Stakeholder Engagements

    This paper provides a summary of the key insights from over 20 consultation workshops held the country between May and June 2019 and attended by more than 1,500 people from across the industry. View the Key Themes from Stakeholder Engagements.

    • Appendix C - Key Themes from Stakeholders Engagements

      PDF, 2.12 MB
  • Appendix D - Summary of National Workshop Outputs

    A National Workshop took place in Melbourne on 30 – 31 July 2019 to review key findings from the regional consultation workshops. This report summarises the Workshop proceedings including the key decisions and outcomes. View the Summary of National Workshop Outputs.

    • Appendix D - Summary of National Workshop Outputs

      PDF, 1.75 MB
  • Appendix E - Key Directions Statement

    • Appendix E - Key Directions Statement

      PDF, 2.25 MB

    The Key Directions Statement highlights key directions and commitments for delivering transformational change and a more profitable, united and confident industry. It summarises progress in the plan’s development and five commitments identified during the consultation phase. View the Key Directions Statement.

  • Appendix F - Measurement of Profitability on Australian Dairy Farms

    • Appendix F - Measurement of Profitability on Australian Farms

      PDF, 3.39 MB

    The paper outlines the historical trends and future targets in dairy farm profitability. It proposes a new profit target for dairy farms and highlights the proportion of farms currently operating below and above this level and differences between regions. View the Measurement of Profitability on Australian Dairy Farms.

  • Appendix G - Summary of Industry Feedback on the Draft Australian Dairy Plan

    A summary of industry feedback on the draft Australian Dairy Plan was published on 12 June 2020. It outlines themes and ideas in 19 items of feedback received from individuals and organisations prior to consultation closing on 19 March 2020 and next steps in the finalisation of the plan. View the Summary of Industry Feedback on the Draft Australian Dairy Plan.

    • Appendix G - Summary of Industry Feedback on the Draft Australian Dairy Plan

      PDF, 1.41 MB

Terms of Reference

The Terms of Reference for the Australian Dairy Plan (2021-2025) sets out how the Australian Dairy Plan will be implemented, including governance and reporting arrangements.

  • Terms of Reference for the Australian Dairy Plan (2021-2025)

    PDF, 150.72 KB

Draft Australian Dairy Plan

A draft Australian Dairy Plan published on 6 December 2019 sets out a series of commitments aimed at rebuilding the confidence of dairy businesses in the industry’s future, creating unity and lifting profitability across the dairy supply chain.

Please note this version of the plan is outdated and has been superseded by the final Australian Dairy Plan published on 28 September 2020. View the Draft Australian Dairy Plan.

  • Draft Australian Dairy Plan

    PDF, 1.22 MB

The Australian Dairy Plan Terms of Reference (October 2020) set out the purpose of the plan and how it would be developed. This document has now been superseded.

  • Australian Dairy Plan Terms of Reference

    PDF, 108.85 KB