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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

    Legendary sportsman and leader, John Bertrand AO, to launch Dairy leadership plan

    John Bertrand AO, legendary Australian sportsman, business leader and skipper of America’s Cup winning yacht, Australia II, will launch the dairy industry’s new leadership strategy at a nationwide webinar today. Following his record-breaking victory in 1983, John Bertrand AO has...

    DairyBio’s cow and forage innovation lifts farm profit

    A farmer might not see the DairyBio logo on anything on their farm, but the bioscience it's delivered has been helping boost their profitability. In the past five years, that biological science has been delivered to the farm through commercial...

    Professional development opportunity for Victorian dairy farmers

    Victorian dairy farmers aiming for professional development can now apply for a Gardiner Dairy Foundation scholarship to enter the prestigious 2022 Australian Rural Leadership Program (ARLP). “The ARLP scholarship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that immerses participants in a series of...

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