Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) is the national policy and advocacy body working to improve the profitability and sustainability of dairy farming in Australia. Representing Australia’s six dairying states, ADF state membership is comprised of representatives from Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. These state bodies are known as State Dairy Farmer Organisation (SDFO) members, whom ADF provides support and representation to on a national level.
Alongside the dairy processor representative body, the Australian Dairy Products Federation (ADPF), both organisations form the Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC). This partnership is unique to Australian agriculture in that it takes a unified, whole of industry approach to policy and advocacy. Through the ADIC, dairy farmers and processors work together to create a more prosperous and sustainable future by advocating to government, industry and the community.