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South East Asia Scholarship 2022



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  • Week 1 – 22 February 2022

    Overview

    Did you know that 29% of Australia’s milk production is exported? South East Asia is Australia’s second largest export region after China and an important area of growth for the Australian dairy industry. Today we’ll hear a general overview of the industry and see how it fits on the world stage.

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       None

    Useful pages and links

    -       Australian dairy industry overview presentation slides – to come

    -       International market update/Australia industry update presentation slides – to come

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Welcome from Dairy Australia

    David Nation (Dairy Australia)

    10.37 am

    Welcome from Global Victoria

    Leana Nguyen (Global Victoria)

    10.40 am

    Welcome and introductions

    Bronwyn Duke (Dairy Australia)

    10.45 am

    Australian dairy industry overview

    Bronwyn Duke (Dairy Australia)

    11.05 am

    Break

     

    11.15 am

    International market update/Australia industry update

    Sofia Omstedt (Dairy Australia)

    12.00 pm

    Break

     

    12.10 pm

    Policy and shipping update

    Karl Ellis (Dairy Australia)

    12.25 pm

    Breakout room

     

    12.35 pm

    Dairy matrix

    Rivkeh Haryono (Dairy Australia)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

    Bronwyn Duke (Dairy Australia)

  • Week 2 – 1 March 2022

    Today’s region: Western Victoria

    The entire industry works together to ensure the supply of safe dairy products, with strict record keeping and food safety plans required at each step. Today we’ll hear an overview of the systems in place and see some practical implementation on farm.

    Region Overview

    The Western Victorian dairy region extends from Geelong towards the South Australian border, with a large proportion of farms concentrated around the southern coastal areas. The area is renowned for its rolling green hills and world-famous tourist attractions such as the Great Ocean Road and the Twelve Apostles.

    • Dairy farms: 1,274
    • Cows: 347,000
    • Average herd size: 272
    • Milk production: 2.066 billion litres (22% of national production)

    Explore: WestVic Dairy

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       Enlight module #1

    •       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 3

    Useful pages and links

    •       Bulla presentation

    •       Meet another farmer – Mark Billing’s farm

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight: Western Victoria

    Lindsay Ferguson (Western Victoria Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Overview

    Stewart Davey (Dairy Australia)

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Bulla

    Sam Zhang (Bulla)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Farm visit: Western Victoria

    Phil and Symone Vines (Farmer, West Vic)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

  • Week 3 – 8 March 2022

    Today’s region: South Australia

    Not everything in food safety is about regulations and auditing! Today we’ll hear about an innovative new program working towards a stronger food safety culture. Sustainability is a hot topic at the moment across all industries. Find out what goals Australia has set and the projects we are working on.

    Region Overview

    South Australian dairy farms have a long history of quality dairy produce, high productivity, and innovative dairy practices. With farms clustered amongst the Adelaide Hills, Barossa Mid-North, Fleurieu, Lower Murray and Southeast each area features unique climatic conditions.

    • Dairy farms: 159

    • Cows: 66,000

    • Average herd size: 415

    • Milk production: 0.385 billion litres (4% of national production)

    Explore: Dairy SA

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       None

    Useful pages and links

    -       Dairy RegTech (dairysafe.vic.gov.au)

    -       Fonterra presentation– to come

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : South Australia

    Melissa Hunter (South Australia Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Innovation in the regulatory space (Dairy reg tech)

    Andrew Wilson (Dairy Food Safety Victoria)

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Fonterra

    Ignacio Morfin (Fonterra)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Sustainability in the dairy industry

    Ian Olmstead (Dairy Australia)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

     

  • Week 4 – 15 March 2022

    Today’s region: Gippsland, Eastern Victoria

    What kind of inputs are brought onto farm? How do we regulate and record these inputs? We’ll hear from a veterinarian how these systems work. Bring your insights on food safety into the 12.15pm session with short presentations from each of your countries.

    Region Overview

    The Gippsland dairy region extends west from Melbourne’s metropolitan region, south to Wilsons Promontory and north to the NSW border providing extraordinary diversity of landscapes from lush rolling hills to rugged coastlines, wide sandy beaches to mountainous alpine terrain. There is a large manufacturing sector within the region producing products for both the domestic and export markets.

    • Dairy farms: 1,324

    • Cows: 334,000

    • Average herd size: 252

    • Milk production: 1.987 billion litres (21% of national production)

    Explore: GippsDairy

    Pre-read/Prework

    -       Enlight module #2

    -       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 7

    Useful pages and links

    -       Burra presentation– to come

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : Gipps Dairy

    Donna Gibson (Gipps Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – pre farm

    Stephanie Bullen (Dairy Australia)

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Burra

    Des Reilly (Burra)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Food safety across the region

     

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

     

  • Week 5 – 22 March 2022

    Today’s region: Western Australia

    Every farm in Australia must have a food safety plan. What is included in this plan? What kind of thinking/conversations go into making the plan? We’ll hear directly from a farmer on his food safety plan. Then get ready for a cooking sensation as we interact live with chef Tim Hollonds.

    Region Overview

    The Western Australia dairy industry located south of Perth is distinguished by its geographic isolation from the eastern seaboard, proximity to neighbouring international markets and focus on large herds managed on pasture-dominated dairying systems.

    • Dairy farms: 159

    • Cows: 66,000

    • Average herd size: 415

    • Milk production: 0.385 billion litres (4% of national production)

    Explore: Western Dairy

    Pre-read/Prework

    -       Enlight module #3

    -       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 9

    Useful pages and links

    -       Norco presentation– to come

    -       Australian Dairy Discovery Recipe book

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : Western Australia

    Julianne Hill (Western Australia Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Farm

    John Gommans (Caldermeade Farm)

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Norco

    Tanya Crowther (Norco)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Cooking session: Applications of Australian dairy

    Tim Hollands (Tims Foods)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

     

  • Week 6 – 29 March 2022

    Today’s region: Northern Victoria

    Australia is a vast continent and sometimes the milk has to travel many kilometres to the factory. How do we keep it safe?

    Region Overview

    The Murray Dairy region in Northern Victoria offers productive land and resources, a modernised public irrigation network, a diverse services sector, competition for supply between major milk companies and specialised processors within a proximity to Victoria’s capital city Melbourne. The region’s diverse geography and climate is matched by its dairy farmers’ adaptable and resilient farming systems.

    • Dairy farms: 1,372

    • Cows: 350,000

    • Average herd size: 255

    • Milk production: 2.074 billion litres (22% of national production)

    Explore: Murray Dairy

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       Enlight module #4

    •       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 13

    Useful pages and links

    •       Bega presentation– to come

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : Murray Dairy

    Jenny Wilson (Murray Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Testing and Transport

    tbc

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Bega

    Andy Williams (Bega)

    Andrew Buckley (Bega)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Farm visit: Northern Victoria

    Rick Cross (Farmer, Northern Vic)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

  • Week 7 – 5 April 2022

    Today’s region: NSW/Subtropical

    Every factory has their own food safety plan and auditing systems. Today we’ll hear from Saputo on how they go about protecting their consumers.

    Region Overview: NSW

    The NSW dairy region generally produces milk for the liquid drinking milk and fresh product market with farmers managing their calving and feeding systems to ensure year-round production in the state.

    • Dairy farms: 411

    • Cows: 114,000

    • Average herd size: 277

    • Milk production: 0.817 billion litres (9% of national production)

    Explore: Dairy NSW

    Region Overview: Subtropical Queensland

    The Subtropical Dairy region extends 2,200 kilometres from Kempsey, New South Wales to the Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland. The region is uniquely characterised by hot and humid summers and mild and dry winters. Average annual rainfalls often exceed 2,000 millimetres in northern parts of the state.

    · Dairy farms: 519

    · Cows: 100,000

    · Average herd size: 193

    · Milk production: 0.542 billion litres (6% of national production)





    Links - Dairy Australia | Subtropical Dairy

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       Enlight module #5

    •       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 16

    Useful pages and links

    •       Richmond Diaries presentation– to come

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : NSW

    Paul Van Wel (NSW Dairy)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Factory audits

    tbc

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Richmond Dairies

    Craig Kelly (Richmond Dairies)

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Sustainability and nutrition

    Amber Beaumont (Dairy Australia)

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

  • Week 8 – 12 April 2022

    Today’s region: Tasmania

    What inspections and certifications are required for Australian companies to export? Today an Australian Government representative will talk us through some of the regulations.

    Region Overview

    Dairy is the largest land-based agricultural sector in Tasmania. contributing to over $1 billion of the state’s economy each year. There are three main dairy regions in Tasmania, being the north-west, central north and north-east of the state, including King Island. Australia’s first commercial cheese factory was established in Tasmania in the 1820s.

    • Dairy farms: 412

    • Cows: 175,000

    • Average herd size: 425

    • Milk production: 0.913 billion litres (10% of national production)

    Explore: Dairy Tas

    Pre-read/Prework

    •       Enlight module #6 and #7

    •       Dairy Food Safety booklet – pg 21

    Useful pages and links

    •       Saputo presentation– to come

    •       DAWE website

    Detailed agenda

    Please note: all times below are displayed in GMT+8 (Singaporean time).

    10.30 am

    Intro

     

    10.35 am

    Regional spotlight : Tassie

    Laura Richardson (Dairy Tasmania)

    10.40 am

    Food Safety – Export regulations

    tbc

    11.10 am

    Break

     

    11.20 am

    Factory visit: Saputo

    tbc

    11.55 am

    Breakout room

     

    12.05 pm

    Break

     

    12.15 pm

    Review

     

    12.50 pm

    Wrap up

     

  • Welcome booklet

    PDF1.58 MB
  • Food Safety brochure

    PDF2.18 MB
  • In Focus report 2021

    PDF1.77 MB
  • Situation and Outlook report 2021

    PDF6.27 MB
  • Cheese Platter guide

    PDF3.99 MB
  • Australian Dairy Discovery Recipe book

    PDF5.64 MB
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