Objectives of the Dairy Research Foundation

  • Finance and undertake research relevant to the problems of the Australian dairy industry.
  • Promote the extension of worldwide research findings to the industry.
  • Provide advice to the dairy industry on practical problems encountered in the field.
  • Assist in the scientific training of experts to service the dairy industry.
  • Raise financial support for these purposes.


  • The DRF has continued to achieve the above goals in the past 10 years, attracting an average of $1 million in funding per year.
  • The success is also evidenced by an increasing amount of research, publications, industry funds and number of students as shown in detail in the DRF Annual Report's.