If you're looking to buy your milk somewhere other than Coles or Woolworths, this is the place to find it. Please remember, if you DO buy your milk in a supermarket, it CAN benefit farmers IF it is 'branded' milk - e.g., Devondale is a Murray Goulburn brand, Pauls is Australian-produced milk from Queensland, owned by the Italian Parmalat company; Dairy Farmers, Pura and The Complete Dairy are also Australian milk brands owned by the global food giant Lion; Anchor is a Fonterra brand. In Australian supermarkets, all those brands are Australian milk. It's a complex picture, but you have a choice. This page is provided to help you exercise that choice. Whatever you do, please avoid buying Coles or Woolworths plain-label/home-brand milk. It's still high quality Australian milk produced by the same farmers, but those companies' practices are screwing farmers and that's part of the picture you can re-shape by not buying these plain label products.
You can also add your favourite farmer-friendly milk brand to the list and let others know where it's available.
If we all pool our local knowledge, we can help each other find better milk - and you will be helping your local farmers.
(We put this together in a hurry, so please excuse any glitches!)
Please add, share, but most of all, use this list to make better purchasing decisions - it WILL make a diference!
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|Brand||Sourced From (Region or farmer)||Available at (outlets)||Address||Available around (City or region)||Added by||Crowd consensus|
|Aussie Farmers Direct Milk||Aussie Farmers Direct||Aussie Farmers Direct||www.aussiefarmers.com.au||National||Paul from Melbourne||4 0|
|Barambah Organics||South East Queensland||Food Connect||1/8 Textile Crescent, Salisbury||Salisbury, Brisbane||Emma-Kate Rose from Salisbury||5 3|
|Barambah Organics Milk||Barambah Organics||Geelong Fresh Foods||Pakington St||Geelong West||Tim from Geelong West||2 2|
|Bass River Dairies||South Gippsland||South East Suburbs of Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula||2125 Bass Highway||Bass||Glen from Bass||8 2|
|Bass River Dairies||Bass River Dairies||0412 400 856||Bass Highway. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Bass-River-Dairies-685298534858825/||BASS, West Gippsland||Valerie Maddocks from Binginwarri, Sth Gippsland.||3 0|
|Betta||Tasmania||Woolworths, IGA||147 Old Surrey Road||Burnie||Phil from Brumby||0 1|
|Camperdown Dairy||Camperdown (vic)||Loaf and Lounge||Manifold Street||Camperdown||0 0|
|Cooloola 100% Pure Jersey Unpasteurised Milk||Pat Kruger, Toowoomba and bottled by Cooloola Milk, Sunshine Coast||Food Connect||1/8 Textile Crescent, Salisbury||Salisbury, Brisbane||Emma-Kate Rose from Salisbury||5 2|
|Country Valley||Picton||IGA||Chapman||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||Wilton Fruit & Veg – Wilton||Wilton||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||IGA||Nicholls||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||The Oaks Butcher||Wollondilly||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||Appin IGA||Wollondilly||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||George’s on Argyle Picton||Wollondilly||0 0|
|Country Valley||Picton||Select Wholesale Meat Narellan||Wollondilly||0 0|
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