A Chinese company’s $600m bid to buy a major Australian dairy firm, which produces popular products like Farmers Union and...

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26th Aug. 2020 7:08 AM

Whether it’s a visit to a cheesemonger, a farmer’s market or local grocer, chef Matt Moran said it’s important to support...

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06th Aug. 2020 7:08 PM

Struggling dairy farmers have wrestled back some bargaining power. It follows a disastrous 2019 when an average of one...

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01st June 2020 11:06 AM

Federal agriculture minister David Littleproud is calling for supermarkets and processors to give dairy farmers a better...

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06th May 2020 8:05 AM

Farmers are fed up with having the dairy industry treated like a political football: A letter from the Queensland...

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23rd Jan. 2020 5:01 PM

Health Minister Steven Miles has taken aim at Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington’s criticism of a recent controversial...

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22nd Jan. 2020 3:01 PM

Milking is a cooperative venture between farmer and cow. Nevertheless, dairy farmers are tormented by activists, writes Tim...

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12th Dec. 2019 3:12 PM

Queensland shoppers are being asked to give the state’s dairy farmers a major helping hand over fears they are set to be...

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15th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

Queensland farmers have been hit with a new crisis and there are fears it will directly impact what ends up on our...

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13th Nov. 2019 5:11 AM

Shoppers have been filmed in a brutal brawl over baby formula on the same day a Chinese company launched a $1.5 billion...

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17th Sept. 2019 5:09 AM

Diary giant Fonterra has confirmed it is closing its factory in western Victoria, which employs 98 people.

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23rd May 2019 9:05 AM

BEING dairy-free has suddenly become “cool”. But is going without dairy actually good for you and how can it be done?...

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29th April 2019 6:04 PM

VEGAN bodybuilder and newly elected NSW upper house member Emma Hurst reveals bold plans for dairy industry, kangaroo...

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16th April 2019 4:04 PM

A group of angry Queensland dairy farmers are travelling to Brisbane to protest Coles’ ongoing refusal to stop selling a...

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13th March 2019 12:03 PM

Mt Tarampa dairy farmer Richard Peterkin said Wooloworth's price increase was too little, too late for many dairy farmers ...

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06th March 2019 5:03 PM

Study finds eating two servings of dairy every day results in a reduced risk of stroke and developing cardiovascular...

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20th Feb. 2019 3:02 PM

THE Queensland Dairyfarmers' Organisation slammed the draft Dairy Code of Conduct, saying it ignores the role big...

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22nd Jan. 2019 5:01 AM

WHEN Bill and Coralie Stewart boarded a plane for a holiday to Hobart last week they had no idea their children had set...

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20th Nov. 2018 4:11 AM

Gympie's dairy farmers welcome the push for a 10c per litre milk levy as the drought bites hard out west; but, they say...

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06th Sept. 2018 6:09 AM

THE owner of this vegan cafe is upset after customers complained about his cafe not serving dairy milk, forcing the...

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31st Aug. 2018 10:08 AM

Farmers suffer while industry leaders fail to make a decision, minister accuses

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30th Aug. 2018 2:08 PM

OPTING for almond or oat milk isn’t always a ‘healthy’ option. If you don’t have a strong reason for avoiding dairy, you...

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15th June 2018 8:06 AM

A NEW analysis of several brands of flavoured milk has found some contain almost as much sugar as a can of Coke.

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08th June 2018 5:06 PM

FLAVOURED milk drinkers are consuming so much sugar from just one container they may as well be eating an entire bag of...

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08th June 2018 6:06 AM

THE competition watchdog has released its long-awaited final report on the dairy industry and supermarkets’ controversial...

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30th April 2018 3:04 PM

DAIRY farmer Shane Paulger's campground battle has reached a major milestone but he says the dust is yet to settle on his...

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14th March 2018 5:03 AM

HARVEY Norman’s half-year net profit has slumped as the group’s dairy investments soured and franchisees’ earnings...

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28th Feb. 2018 11:02 AM

ELSPETH Field packed her bag to travel around Australia four years ago.

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09th Jan. 2018 10:01 AM

MANAGING a 280-head dairy these days is challenging enough. But doing so in a minimum security prison carries a whole other...

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04th Dec. 2017 9:12 AM

WHEN a café messed up an order for a soy babycino, making it with cow’s milk instead, little Aya Clements needed four...

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21st Nov. 2017 5:11 PM

THE new owner of dairy company Murray Goulburn has put Coles and Woolies on notice — the days of cheap milk are...

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16th Nov. 2017 12:11 PM

A milking herd of more than 400 cows keeps Gordon Lockett busy but he also finds time to run a small, free-range piggery

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14th Nov. 2017 9:11 AM

A SHOP owner's fairy godfather helped police stop an offender.

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30th Oct. 2017 8:10 AM

Bakers across the country are facing a crisis as a butter shortage begins to push up the price of Aussie favourites such as...

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26th Oct. 2017 8:10 AM

Emotions from anxiety to loneliness have been detected by studying the vocalisations of dairy cows

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20th Oct. 2017 8:10 AM

MILK from this booming hinterland dairy has been named Australia's best.

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10th Feb. 2017 5:02 AM

THE victim of a Coffs Coast dairy farmer convicted of bestiality and child sex offences says workmates ridiculed him for...

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25th Nov. 2016 2:11 PM

A COFFS Coast man has been found guilty of bestiality and multiple child sex offences after having sex with a cow on a...

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18th Oct. 2016 12:10 PM

MILK bottles will have a logo on them to tell customers whether dairy farmers were paid fairly, if a new bill is passed...

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13th Oct. 2016 4:10 PM

Organiser Elizabeth Lowrie said the turnout was fantastic, as the community reflected on a time when the dairy industry...

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03rd Oct. 2016 5:10 AM

The generous donation stemmed from a concern "Australia was more concerned with minerals than feeding ourselves in the...

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13th Sept. 2016 6:09 AM

CSIRO behavioural scientist Bella Yantcheva said the scale of people avoiding dairy without a medical reason was very...

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02nd June 2016 1:06 PM

AUSTRALIA’S dairy farming crisis has hit headlines across the country, and the positive response in support of our local...

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28th May 2016 5:05 AM

The package entails $55 million to be made available straight away and an additional $500 million for 2016-17.

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26th May 2016 5:05 AM

GYMPIE dairy farmers joined 200 of their colleagues in a protest march through the Brisbane CBD yesterday, to highlight...

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26th May 2016 5:05 AM

We will not have fresh milk if even the current deregulation and supermarket price-cut war crisis goes on much longer.

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26th May 2016 5:05 AM

I CANNOT believe people are being asked to buy more milk, and pay more for it, because dairy farmers might go broke.

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23rd May 2016 10:05 AM

“WE’LL all be having imported UHT milk with our cappuccinos if dairy farmers keep on going backwards,” Sexton milk producer...

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21st May 2016 5:05 AM