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What to consider
before you invest?

Make the best decision by looking
at all the available options

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Making the best
financial decision

Use our tools for an initial assessment of the
financial impact of your development

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What plans do I

need before I build?

You need to prepare a number of plans
for submission before construction

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Dairyinfrastructure.com.au is an online platform to enable informed decision making around dairy infrastructure projects. It is an initiative supported by Agriculture Victoria and Dairy Australia.

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Development Types

Examine the various infrastructure types

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Planning Help

Building permit and planning scheme information

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Adviser Checklist

These checklists aim to assist with developments

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Check It Out Tool

Examine the financial impact of your development

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Effluent Management

Drainage and effluent management solutions

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Resources

Useful documents for planning projects.

Case Studies

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“Our biggest concern was feed wastage so we opted for a concrete feedpad to improve production”

Matt and Renee’s story

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“We have opted at this stage for an earthen feedpad with concrete troughs. In the future, we will consider a fully concreted pad”

Jamie and Jacinta’s Story

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“We now have a winter/summer shelter with an adjacent earthen feed pad”.

Simon & Pep’s story

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“We decided to incorporate a freestall within our grazing system, feed more silage and hay, and start milking three times a day”

Lee & Gary’s story

“Do your homework and experiment on farm to get a sense of the impact a change will make before you jump in

Development Types

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Permanent Feedpad

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Dairy Shelter: Slatted Floor

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Composted Pack Facility

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Dairy Shelter: Loose Litter

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Whole Farm Analysis

Advisers who can help with the development of a whole farm financial analysis to examine the feasibility of an on farm infrastructure development.

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