What we stand for

The dairy industry is built from the ground up, and we are committed to making a positive difference to our people, our farmers, our customers, our communities and environments where we operate.

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Helping rural communities thrive

We know our industry plays an important role in supporting rural livelihoods and community development.

We formed our Fonterra Grass Roots Fund in 2011 because we believe that when we partner with local community groups, we can really make a difference. 

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Latest news from Fonterra

Gerangamete farmer recognised as one of the top dairy producers in the country

Western district farmer Harry Crabbe has turned his herd’s milk quality from millstone to milestone and is now recognised as one of the country's top 100 dairy producers, receiving the prestigious Dairy Australia Gold Diamond Award.

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Together, we’re passing the torch to the next dairying generation

A generation ago, young people in country Victoria would have likely stayed on their parents' farms, taking the reins on running the day-to-day and eventually taking it over completely.

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Meeting consumer demands for dairy in a low carbon world

An opinion piece by René Dedoncker, Fonterra Australia Managing Director

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From farm hand to lease farmer – How Dean Turner found a career in dairy

Hard work, perseverance and the support of a good farming family have provided the keys to success for Yannathan dairy farmer Dean Turner on his journey from farm hand to lease farmer.

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