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March 17, 2021

Fonterra Australia announces 13 cent/kgMS step-up for 2020/21 season

Fonterra Australia has today advised its suppliers that it is increasing its 2020/21 farmgate milk price by 13 cents, taking its average farmgate milk price to $6.53/kgMS. The payment will be backdated to 1 July 2020 and paid with March proceeds on 15 April 2021.

March 05, 2021

South-west Victorian dairy farmer has chosen to challenge

Purnim dairy farmer Lisa Dwyer is paving the way for greater diversity in the dairy industry and showing the next generation that there is more to dairy than milking cows.

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December 18, 2020

Swapping a city suit for a milking apron

Growing up on a dairy farm just outside Kyabram, Mark Mullins always knew he wanted to pursue a career in real estate over dairy farming. After five years as a successful real estate agent in Melbourne, he returned to Kyabram to help his dad sell the farm – and ended up taking it over instead.

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July 24, 2020

Reducing emissions with the help of seaweed

In a step towards a potential solution to dairy farm emissions, we’ve partnered with Sea Forest to see if using seaweed in cows’ feed can reduce greenhouse gasses.

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July 20, 2020

Seaweed trialled to reduce dairy farm emissions

Reducing emissions from cows has been one of the toughest challenges for the dairy industry for more than a decade.

June 03, 2020


Fonterra Australia has advised its farmers that it has revised its weighted average opening price to $6.40 per kgMS and forecast closing range to $6.40 - $6.70 per kgMS for the 2020/21 season.

June 01, 2020


Fonterra Australia has announced its weighted average farmgate milk price for the 2020/2021 season of $6.06 per kgMS, with an estimated closing price range of $6.30 to $6.70 per kgMS. 

October 23, 2019

Helping Dorset families get out and about

When we heard we could help families across Tasmania’s north-east be better connected to their community and to mental health support services – our people rallied together. 

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October 04, 2019

Farmers cut water use in half 

A win for the environment and for their business’ bottom-line, Randall and Erica Mair have halved the water used to clean their dairy.

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