Projects & Initiatives 2011-2012

Project Description Status Region
Regional Co-ordinator

Provide assistance to Regional Dairy Group including co-ordination, administration, project management, preparation of funding applications etc.

Completed South Coast
Highlands

Regional Co-ordinator

Work closely with the Regional Dairy Group executive team to enable the Group to expand its activities in response to the needs of dairy farmers and the local dairy industry.

Facilitate communication between local dairy farmers, support services and partner organisations. Source funding and assist with administration of projects.

Completed Mid Coast
RYAG (Rotary Youth in Agriculture) Dairy Camp

Provides an opportunity to build self confidence and personal development for young students interested in dairy farming. Career and industry pathways showcased and farmer mentoring of the group enhance future employment of students.

Completed Mid Coast
Regional Co-ordinator

Liaise with dairy farmers and Dairy NSW as well as other partner organisations. Co-ordinate group activities and project management. 

Completed Inland
Regional Co-ordinator

Assist with the efficient operation of the Group including member and partner liaison, administrative and financial management as well as project management. 

Completed Hunter
Professorship in Dairy Science

Industry partner in supporting the conversion of the Chair of Dairy Science role at the University of Sydney into a Professorship in Dairy Science. The key role of the position is to, through the Dairy Research Foundation and the dairy science group, drive faculty researchers and more specifically dairy research in NSW. Current research projects include: development of Future Dairy III, genomics project on fertility with the Dairy Futures CRC, as well as developing fertility and feedbase projects for ‘Dairy Moving Forward’. 

Ongoing Statewide
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