Resources from Dairy Australia and other bodies

Seeking further information on energy in dairy production? Start your search with some of these resources.

Dairy Australia has produced a range of useful resources focussed on increasing dairy energy productivity. Information about the program can be found at Dairy Australia's Smarter energy use on Australian dairy farms Program.

Key resources include



A national dairy industry project aimed at making milking simpler that explores milk harvesting research and extension from the time cows leave the paddock for milking to cleaning the milking shed afterwards.

Victorian Department of Primary Industries Report: Energy in Dairy resources

A government report on energy use in dairy production across Victoria.

The EWEN Project: Efficient Water Energy and Nutrients Project  

Fact sheets and case studies on energy use in dairy operations on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Dairy Self Assessment Tool (DairySAT)

A guide to identifying potential areas for improvement in all areas of dairying from Dairying for Tomorrow.

Dairying for Tomorrow: RRR

'Reduce, Reuse and Recycle' at the Dairy Shed 2007: a series of factsheets on improving energy use in dairy operations.

Smarter energy use on Australian dairy farms

An independent national report on energy use by dairy farms across Australia.

Western Australia Dairy Energy Audit Project Summary

A summary report that details the key outcomes, observations, results and recommendations of the Western Dairy Energy Audits.
For a copy, contact Western Dairy on 08 9525 9222.

Dairy cows ready for milking.
Dairy cows ready for milking.
Melanie K Reed Photography, Flickr CC



Dairy Australia

Level 5, IBM Centre, 60 City Road, Southbank, Victoria 3006
Postal address: Locked Bag 104, Flinders Lane, Victoria 8009
03 9694 3777
03 9694 3733 (fax)
1800 004 377 (members)
1800 655 441 (consumers)


Unit 4/71 Korumburra Road, PO Box 1059, McMillan Campus, Warragul VIC 3820
03 5624 3900
03 5623 6322 (fax)

WestVic Dairy

7,161 Princes Hwy, Terang VIC 3264
Postal Address: PO Box 67, Terang VIC 3264
03 5592 2477
03 5592 1342  (fax)

Murray Dairy

255 Ferguson Road, Tatura VIC 3616
03 5833 5312
03 58 33 5929 (fax)

Dairy Tas

PO Box 1352 Burnie 7320
03 6432 2233
03 6432 2277 (fax)

Dairy NSW

PO Box 833, Mudgee NSW 2850
02 6373 1435


PO Box 197 Lucindale SA 5272
08 8766 0127
08 8312 2043 (fax)

Western Dairy

PO Box 341 Mundijong WA 6123
08 9525 9222
08 9525 5008 (fax)

Subtropical Dairy and Queensland Dairy Organisation

PO Box 13061, George St Post Office, Brisbane QLD 4003
Deliveries: Level 8, Primary Producers House, 183 North Quay, Brisbane QLD 4003
07 3236 2955
07 3236 2956 (fax)  

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