Dairy Toolkit

The South Australian dairy industry has a long history of producing quality dairy products. Our milk has a record high level of butterfat and protein - crucial to economical manufacture and processing into dairy products. On average the South Australian dairy industry produced almost 500 million litres of milk from its 75,000 cows, bringing over $510 million into revenue in 2017-18.

Primary Industries in South Australia Fast Facts

The Primary Industries in South Australia Fast Facts (PDF 1.3 MB) provides key messages and fast facts about South Australia's primary industries, including grains, meat and livestock, wine, seafood, horticulture, dairy and forestry.

Key messages

The Dairy key messages and fast facts (PDF 224.1 KB) provides comprehensive messaging, including fast facts, about the dairy industry to help gain an understanding of it in South Australia, including production and farm gate value.

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This infographic provides a visual representation of key information on the dairy sector including:

  • major export products
  • major export markets
  • figures and statistics on production amounts and values
  • sector credentials and attributes.

Dairy infographic (PDF 1.4 MB)


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Scorecard report

This report provides detailed information on the food and wine sectors.

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