Getting Started

Logging on for the first time

The first time a user logs in, they will be asked for some details. This allows DairyBase to identify the user and provides security around data and information. It doesn’t take long and is only required on the first log in.

Steps to get started:

  1. Go to and click ‘Log in’.
  2. This is the log in page. Click ‘Please register me as a new Dairy Australia user’.
  3. Fill in the details and tick the box to agree to Dairy Australia’s privacy policy. Click ‘Register’.
  4. A new user application will take 24 hours to process. An email confirmation will be sent which includes a user name and password. The user name provided will be the email address used to register.
  5. A user can now go to ‘Log in’ at and use the user name and password provided to enter the farm’s physical and financial information

A password can be reset if it is forgotten or needs to be changed. Either enter the email address and click on ‘Forgot my password’ on the log in page. or click on ‘Reset my password’ on the log in page.

For further support contact or phone 1800 548 073.


Dairy farmers already using DairyBase can generate their carbon footprint using pre-populated data from their DairyBase farm dataset.

Getting started

In this video series, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries' Kerry Kempton explains how to log in to DairyBase, enter farm physical and financial data and generate reports.

Supporting documentation

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  • DairyBase Completed Input Sheets MM MarginPDF473.71 KB
  • DairyBase Standard Chart of Accounts MM MarginPDF413.28 KB
  • DairyBase Blank Input SheetsPDF50.85 KB


To gain access to DairyBase, a Dairy Australia user ID is required, which provides personal information to Dairy Australia. Personal information captured by Dairy Australia is collected, stored, used, disclosed and otherwise handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and as otherwise set out in Dairy Australia’s privacy policy.

DairyBase is an online tool enabling dairy farmers to measure and compare business performance against industry averages derived from validated datasets. DairyBase does not retain any personal information.

While all reasonable efforts have been taken to ensure the accuracy of DairyBase, use of the results generated by this tool is at the user's own risk. To the extent permitted by applicable law, Dairy Australia disclaims all liability for any losses, costs or damages sustained or incurred as a result of the use of or reliance on information generated by this tool.

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