For an overview of the Australian dairy industry and the contribution made by dairy manufacturing, read our fast facts below.
Dairy is Australia’s fourth largest rural industry
Dairy processors more than double the value of milk between farm-gate and consumers
Dairy processing accounts for around half of the 43,500 Australian dairy jobs
There are approximately 140 dairy processing plants across Australia
The value of milk leaving the farm in FY19-20 was $4.6 billion
Australia is the world's fourth largest dairy exporter, exporting $3.4 billion of product per year
Milk, cheese and yoghurt naturally contain more than 10 essential nutrients
In FY18/19 the Australian dairy industry produced the equivalent of 8.8 billion 1L milk bottles
Farm-gate milk prices have increased 25% over the last 10 years
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