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|
|4 Real Milk||Greg Dennis Scenic Riim||Many||Queensland but not always prominently displayed Bakery Thornlands etc||Victoria Point RedlAnd Bay||Bernadette from Redland Bay||2 2|
|4 Real Milk||Tamrookum Qld||Friendly Grocer||2-4 Craigan st Strathpine 4500||Strathpine||Brad from Bald hills||4 0|
|Ashgrove||Ashgrove||IGA NORWOOD||NORWOOD AVENUE||Norwood||Brian from Norwood||2 0|
|Aussie Farmers Direct Milk||Aussie Farmers Direct||Aussie Farmers Direct||www.aussiefarmers.com.au||National||Paul from Melbourne||5 0|
|Barambah Organics||South East Queensland||Food Connect||1/8 Textile Crescent, Salisbury||Salisbury, Brisbane||Emma-Kate Rose from Salisbury||6 4|
|Barambah Organics Lactose Free||Queensland||The Wholefood Pantry||19th Avenue||Palm Beach||Lynne from Robina||3 1|
|Barambah Organics Milk||Barambah Organics||Geelong Fresh Foods||Pakington St||Geelong West||Tim from Geelong West||5 4|
|Bass river||Bass river diaries||FoodWorks||Reilly St||Inverloch||Robyn Zeller from Inverloch||1 0|
|Bass River Dairies||South Gippsland||South East Suburbs of Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula||2125 Bass Highway||Bass||Glen from Bass||12 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.||4 0|
|Bassine cheese||Privately owned at Bass in victoria||Farm gate and select suppliers||Bass highway Bass Victoria||Bass||Damian from Pakenham||3 0|
|Betta||Tasmania||Woolworths, IGA||147 Old Surrey Road||Burnie||Phil from Brumby||0 3|
|Camperdown Dairy||Camperdown (vic)||Loaf and Lounge||Manifold Street||Camperdown||2 0|
|Central Queensland Dairy Fresh||Central Queensland||Learmonth's Foodworks Bundaberg; The Last Stop Convenience store||Crnr of Walker & Barolin sts Bundaberg Bundaberg/Gin Gin Rd, North Bundy||Bundaberg||Joslin McDonald from South Kolan||3 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 3|
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