Progress against plan
View a summary of key highlights in the first year of the Dairy Plan, which includes updates on the reform process.
A number of individual reports produced by the Australian Dairy Plan Committee during the development of the plan are available below:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Dairy Plan partner organisations appointed a Joint Transition Team to consider options for industry reform. Its recommendations on reform of industry structures and advocacy arrangements were published in a report on 29 January 2020. Read the report below.