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  • Gardiner Dairy Foundation is a not for profit organisation that invests in research, development & extension, people capability and community development to benefit the Victorian dairy industry and dairy communities.

    Learn more about Gardiner Dairy Foundation's role in the Victorian dairy industry.

    Current Opportunities

    Nuffield Farming Scholarship

    Gardiner offers funding for one Victorian dairy farmer to join the Nuffield Farming Scholarship program. It is an opportunity to gain a global perspective on agriculture and food and fibre production.

    Applications are now open


    Our Farm, Our Plan

    Our Farm, Our Plan takes long term plans and ideas from your head and gets them down on one piece of paper. Working with a farm consultant, farmers will  be able to clarify their long term goals, prioritise and identify actions needed, and better manage uncertainty and risk.


    Latest News

    Our latest media releases, articles, stories and events

    Tertiary scholarship opens the door to agronomy for Gippsland student

    A Gardiner Dairy Foundation Tertiary Scholarship led to East Gippslander Carley Einsiedel  becoming an agronomist and has opened many doors along the way. Not only did the scholarship give Carley the financial support to study when drought was severely impacting...

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation appoints new Chief Executive

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation has announced the appointment of Allan Cameron as its new Chief Executive Officer to replace outgoing CEO, Dr Clive Noble. Mr Cameron is currently Executive Officer of GippsDairy, the Dairy Australia Regional Development Program serving the Gippsland...

    Simpson farmers U-turn from dairy exit plan

    Two years ago, Simpson dairy farmers Craig and Sophie Bennett were making plans to leave the industry; today they have plans in place for a long-term future in dairying. The turnaround has been inspired by Dairy Australia’s Our Farm, Our...

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