Tasmanian dairy continues to grow
The dairy industry in Australia has struggled in recent years due to drought but Tasmania has bucked the trend with a record year for milk production.
In the financial year just passed Tasmania's 394 dairy farms produced 950 million litres of milk.
The total is a 4.5 per cent increase on the year before and beat the previous record of 913 million litres set in 2018.
- Tasmania set a new record for milk production with 950 million litres
- The growth means millions of extra dollars flowing back to regional communities
- A recent survey found Tasmanian dairy farmers are the most confident and profitable in the country