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  • Past Projects

    Understanding food security

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation fosters an understanding of the challenge of feeding the world by supporting delegates to attend Australia’s leading food security event at Parliament House in Canberra. Bringing the global food crisis home Each year the Crawford Fund hosts...
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    Linking milk powder back to the farm

    Practical implications for stakeholders In order to make the manufacturing process of milk powders more efficient, this project aimed to better understand the relationship between milk functionality and farming factors. High quality milk powders require milk with appropriate heat stability...
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    Links between pre-milking hygiene and mastitis risk

    The project integrates new mastitis research with extension need in Australia by examining the links between improved pre-milking hygiene and reduced mastitis risk. Practical implications for stakeholders A reduction in mastitis increases a farm’s milk production and cow health, while...
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    Promoting thought leadership

    Gardiner Dairy Foundation supports thought leadership and innovation in the dairy industry by funding eminent international agricultural leaders to visit Australia and speak with dairy farmers, politicians and decision-makers. Connecting Australian dairy with International thought leaders Gardiner Dairy Foundation has...
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    Monash Industry Team Initiative

    MITI partners multidisciplinary student teams from Monash University with leading Australian and international dairy processors to design innovative solutions to real issues in dairy manufacturing. MITI is Gardiner Dairy Foundation’s major investment in the post-farm gate space. Connecting the dairy...
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    Nuffield scholar: Graeme Nicoll

    Gippsland dairy farmer Graeme Nicoll was awarded the Nuffield Australia Farming Scholarship in 2010, sponsored by Gardiner Dairy Foundation. Graeme, along with his wife Gillian, owns and operates a 240ha dairy business at Fish Creek in Gippsland, Victoria. They milk...
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    Nuffield scholar: Jamie Snell

    Jamie Snell, from Merrigum in the Goulburn Valley region of Victoria, received the Nuffield scholarship supported by Gardiner Dairy Foundation in 2006. Lifetime of dairyfarming sparks curiosity Jamie and his wife Anne both have a lifetime background in dairying, and...
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