Media releases

Renee Makowiecki

Senior Communications Manager

Phone: +61  428 053 673


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.


Fonterra Australia to acquire Dairy Country, strengthening its cheese business 

Fonterra Australia has today signed an agreement to purchase Dairy Country to help drive efficiencies in its leading Australian cheese business.

September 11, 2020


New chapter for Dennington Factory - ProviCo Australia buys Fonterra's Dennington site

Fonterra Australia and ProviCo Australia have signed a sale agreement for Fonterra’s Dennington manufacturing site. The sale will be complete by 22 April 2020.

March 02, 2020


Local employers show their wares at Fonterra Jobs Fair

Thirty businesses, registered training organisations and service providers from across Western Victoria came together on Thursday for a Jobs Fair for the team at Fonterra Dennington, ahead of the factory’s closure at the end of November.

October 11, 2019


Fonterra to close Dennington site

Fonterra has made the decision to close its Dennington site in South West Victoria, with the site to cease operations by the end of November 2019.

May 23, 2019


Fonterra's new cheese making equipment arrives at Stanhope site

Fonterra’s growing Stanhope cheese plant has just reached another key milestone this month. Large pieces of cheese making equipment recently arrived at site and were put into place by a nearly 200-strong team of contractors.

August 09, 2018


Fonterra transforms milk collection with new tankers and new jobs

37,000 litres – enough to fill 148,000 glasses of milk. That’s how much milk one of Fonterra’s new ‘Truck and Dog’ tankers can hold.

July 24, 2018


Fonterra's largest site gets bigger with butter

Fonterra Australia’s largest site is set to get bigger thanks to a $13.5 million investment to boost butter production.

January 24, 2018


Darnum to gain from $7 million capacity investment

Darnum is one of seven sites to benefit from expansion under Fonterra Australia’s recently announced $165 million capacity investment.

January 24, 2018


Strong show of confidence in $165 million Australian expansion

Fonterra Australia is matching its push to secure additional milk volumes with more than AU$165 million in capital expenditure in this financial year at key sites in Victoria and Tasmania in a move to increase capacity and meet unique demand opportunities for dairy.

January 24, 2018