Current issues and activities
ADF's 75th Anniversary
Australian Dairy Farmers’ (ADF) has for the past 75 years represented the interests of dairy farmers. Our organisation’s mission is to provide strong leadership and representation for the continued growth of internationally competitive, innovative and sustainable dairy farm businesses.
ADIC: Code of Practice on Contractual Arrangements
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) launched the first Dairy Industry Code of Practice for standard form contractual arrangements on June 30, 2017.
Through consultation with state member organisations, farmers, and processors, the ADIC developed the voluntary Code to help ensure greater transparency and fairness in milk supply and pricing.
Dairy Industry 2016 Sustainability Report
The 2016 Dairy Industry Sustainability report confirms the commitment of the Australian dairy industry to enhance livelihoods, improve wellbeing and reduce our environmental impact.
Routine Calving Induction* Phase Out
The dairy industry has introduced a revised routine calving induction limit of 12% of cows in a
herd for 2017. Down from the 15% target in 2016.
Australian Animal Welfare Standards and Guidelines for Cattle
FAQs regarding revised industry routine calving induction policy
Annual Review 2015-16