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May 24, 2021

Together, we’re helping to protect our communities

The 2018 St. Patrick’s Day fires were devastating to the farmers and communities in western Victoria, including 60 of Fonterra’s farmers. 

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April 30, 2021

Rubber to the road – Merri River School students enjoy new mountain bikes

On farmland located on the northern edges of Warrnambool sits the new Merri River School. The special developmental school is not the only new thing the students get to enjoy – they’ve just received 10 new mountain bikes with funding from Fonterra.

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March 08, 2021

Our Cobden Quality Manager is choosing to challenge

This International Women’s Day, we’re running a series to celebrate three women in south-west Victoria who #ChooseToChallenge. 

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November 09, 2020

We’ve taken home gongs at Dairy Awards

We’ve taken home an impressive 47 gongs at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian Dairy Product Awards. 

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November 06, 2020

Fonterra’s Cobden site takes home gongs at Dairy Awards 

Fonterra has taken home an impressive 47 gongs at the Dairy Industry Association of Australia (DIAA) Australian Dairy Product Awards. 

February 11, 2020

A star is born - Western Star hits TV screens and wins gold all in one week

Out there in the universe, stars are born every day. But, closer to home in Cobden, Western Victoria, a star is born every second – Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star™. 

February 11, 2020

A star is born - Western Star hits TV screens and wins gold all in one week

Out there in the universe, stars are born every day. But, closer to home in Cobden, Western Victoria, a star is born every second – Australia’s favourite butter, Western Star™.

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November 12, 2019

Fresh from the factory to Food Share - dairy goodness going to families doing it tough

Families across Victoria’s south west in need of emergency food relief will now see fresh milk in their Warrnambool and District Food Share hampers, with the first donations made from Fonterra’s Cobden plant. 

November 12, 2019

Fresh milk for families in south west Victoria doing it tough

Families across Victoria’s south west in need of emergency food relief will now see fresh milk in their Warrnambool and District Food Share hampers, with the first donations made from Fonterra’s Cobden plant. 

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