Young Dairy Network Australia (YDNA)

Young Dairy Network Australia Fonterra

The Young Dairy Network Australia (YDNA) has been established to ensure that regional young farmer groups are supported nationally and provides them with an avenue to share information, exchange ideas and stay connected.

Young Dairy Network Tasmania (YDN Tas)

The Young Dairy Network Tasmania (YDN Tas) is the regional network in the state. Groups operate in each of the dairying regions, currently including regional groups in the North East, Central North and North West regions. There is the opportunity to have a other regional groups in the South and King Island, depending on interest. Each regional group is driven by local farmers to ensure activities meet the needs of the local community. The Network will be a collaborative effort amongst industry stakeholders within the state.

The groups with aim to:

  • Assist the next generation of dairy farmers to further develop their skill sets
  • Assist younger farmers in dealing with issues specific to their needs
  • Encourage enthusiasm and motivation to young people in the dairy industry
  • Provide inspiration to young farmers and new entrants to stay within the industry
  • Provide opportunities for developing networks and relationships with other young farmers and people throughout the industry, and
  • Ensure the young farmer network is maintained across the Tasmanian dairy industry.

For more information about current activities and groups in your region, please contact Jacki Hine, YDN Tas Co-ordinator, by emailing jhine@dairyaustralia.com.au, phoning 0429 698 168 or on Facebook.


Young Dairy Network opportunities

Post calving social evening

All Young Dairy Network members welcome:

  • Meet at venues 7–7:15pm
  • Pizza served at 7:30pm – including a presentation on the learning experiences from the New Zealand Study Tour.
  • 3 games from 8pm
  • Cost $0 (however if we get a large number members may need to contribute a small financial contribution towards the event)

North/North East

Monday, 30 October 2017 – Meet at “Zone 3 Laser Tag” 7:15pm at 9 Swanston Park Drive, Waverley Tasmania

North/North West

Tuesday, 7 November 2017 – Meet at “In the Zone Laser Tag” 7:15pm at 12A Wilson St, Burnie Tasmania

RSVP

Please RSVP to Jacki by the midday the day of the event. Please notify of any special dietary requirements. PM, text 0429 698 168 or email jhine@dairyaustralia.com.au.


Social event / Go Karting

There is also funding available for a social event / Go Karting or similar in May.


If you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact admin@dairytas.net.au and remember to like our Facebook page.

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