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Australia's status as a dairy powerhouse long gone as farmers walk off the land | 7.30

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Jun 26, 2019

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In 1980 there were 22,000 dairy farms in Australia. Now there are fewer than 6,000.

Australia's share in the global dairy trade has fallen from 16 per cent in the 1990s to just 6 per cent last year, and the country's milk production is forecast to fall up to 9 per cent this year.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-06-26/dairy-farmers-mass-exodus-from-the-industry/11215730

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