Renee Makowiecki
Senior Communications Manager
Phone: +61  428 053 673

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Fonterra Australia reaches agreement for production workers

Following several months of negotiations, Fonterra Australia is pleased to confirm that an in-principle agreement has been reached with the United Workers’ Union to support production workers at our Cobden, Stanhope and Darnum sites.

October 27, 2023


Fonterra Australia supports customers, farmers and employees during industrial action

The United Workers’ Union have advised that some Fonterra Australia production workers at our sites in Cobden, Darnum and Stanhope in Victoria will take industrial action on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 October 2023.

October 18, 2023


Fonterra Australia FY23 Results

Fonterra Australia delivered EBIT of NZ$75 million (AU$69.3 million) in FY23, while paying a record-high milk price for Australian farmers and managing an operating cost increase of 23% on FY22.

September 21, 2023


Fonterra embarks on 24 years of Proud to be a Chef

For more than two decades, Fonterra’s Proud to be a Chef program has helped to fast-track the careers of almost 800 apprentice chefs, providing an unparalleled opportunity to learn from the best in the business and refine their culinary skills.

August 31, 2023


Fonterra Australia Opens 2023/24 Season at $8.65 per kgMS

Fonterra Australia has announced an opening weighted average milk price for the 2023/24 season of $8.65/kgMS. This price is made up of the minimum monthly rates set out in Fonterra Australia’s milk supply agreement, together with standard production and quality incentives.

June 01, 2023

Farm Source

Fonterra Australia steps up to $7.40/kgMS for 2021/22 and opens 2022/23 season at $8.25/kgMS

Fonterra Australia has announced a step-up of 10 cents per kgMS taking its 2021/22 average price to $7.40/kgMS, and an opening weighted average farmgate milk price of $8.25/kgMS for the 2022/23 season.

May 11, 2022

Farm Source

Fonterra Australia revises farmgate milk price to $7.30/kgMS for  2021/22

Fonterra Australia has increased its average farmgate milk price for the 2021/2022 season by 20 cents per kgMS, comprising 17 cents per kg of butterfat and 24 cents per kg of protein.

February 17, 2022

Farm Source

Dairy program tackles skilled labour shortage

Dairy farmers are tackling the critical shortage of skilled labour at all levels in the industry with a program designed to support and inspire the next generation of farmers.

November 23, 2021


Fonterra Australia increases farmgate milk price to $7.10/kgMS for 2021/22

Fonterra Australia has increased its average farmgate milk price for the 2021/2022 season to $7.10 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS).

October 29, 2021