Dairy Australia may become the target of blame if the industry restructure under the Australian Dairy Plan does not meet farmer expectations, a new report has found.
The review of Dairy Australia was largely positive about the organisation funded by government and industry levy payers.
But it did draw attention to some concerns.
The report pointed out that many farmers don’t appreciate the different between service provision that DA provides and advocacy delivered by organisations like Australian Dairy Farmers and the UDV.
“When farmers pay levies, it is with an expectation of full-service delivery and returns in all of the areas important to them,” the report said.
“One of the ADP objectives…