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Use our Situation and Outlook analyses to find out about our industry's current conditions and the outlook for the key drivers that affect dairy operation and profits.

Dairy Situation and Outlook

The Situation and Outlook report analyses current dairy industry conditions, and the outlook for key drivers that affect dairy operation and profits. An annual report is released mid-year, with updates in February and October.

Previous Dairy Situation and Outlook reports:

October 2016 (4.2 MB, PDF)

June 2016 (5MB, PDF)

February 2016 (4MB, PDF)
2015 October 2015 (4MB, PDF)
  June 2015 (2.5MB, PDF)
  February (3.2MB, PDF)
November (4MB, PDF)
  October (4MB, PDF)
  May (2.9MB PDF)
  February (2.4MB, PDF)

About the Dairy Situation and Outlook report

The report provides a clear, timely picture of what is happening in the Australian dairy industry and expectations for the future. It contains:

  • Industry overview
  • Australian market situation and outlook
  • International market situation and outlook
  • World supply
  • Farm sector overview
  • National Dairy Farmer survey results
  • Farm finances
  • Milk production outlook
  • Produced by Dairy Australia with support from industry organisations.


Our Farm, Our Plan

Our Farm, Our Plan is a new program designed to equip farmers to clarify their long term goals, identify the actions needed and to manage uncertainty and risk.

Hay and grain reports

The hay and grain report is commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of hay and grain markets in each dairying region. The report is updated 40 weeks per year.

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