Driving Down the Track

Date Release Description
14/05/2012 Resources, Branding and Facilities Highlighted

The creation of a brand to promote the south-west dairy industry, effluent management, access to water, developing better data, and establishing local facilities for research and development have been highlighted as key priorities for advancing the south-west Victorian dairy industry.  The priorities emerged from a WestVic Dairy `checking the wheel’ forum at Glenormiston College on May 12 which reviewed the progress of the industry’s strategic plan, Driving Down the Track.  About 80 dairy farmers, service industry personnel, and representatives of processors, local government, and state government authorities took part in the review.

15/05/2011 United Dairyfarmers of Victoria and Corangamite Shire take up road campaign

The United Dairyfarmers of Victoria and Corangamite Shire have taken up the mantle in pursuing better roads for south-west Victoria’s dairyfarmers.  The shire is leading the development of a regional road plan which will be used to seek more funding to improve the road system.  The UDV is using figures collated by the Western Victorian dairy industry to launch a political campaign to improve the roads and infrastructure.