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$1 Milk Is Unsustainable – WA Dairy Council

South Australian dairy farmer Casey Treloar posted an emotional video  detailing how the terrible state of the industry has forced her family to close their farm down.

Today Oliver Peterson spoke to the President of the WA Dairy Council and dairy farmer Michael Partridge about what the situation is here in WA.

“We’ve had a huge cost-price squeeze with our feed costs been higher than they’ve ever been. There’s no mechanism for us to transfer those costs up the supply chain.”

“[$1 milk] has been there for 8 years.

“Our industry was devalued and there has been a glass ceiling ever since. We’ve been held with a foot on our throat.”









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