Australian Grand Dairy Awards

Australian Grand Dairy Awards

The Australian Grand Dairy Awards are the ‘premier dairy awards’ within the dairy industry and have been managed and run by Dairy Australia since 1999. The awards acknowledge excellence in Australian products and celebrate the craft of local producers in both domestic and international markets, while providing a platform to promote high quality Australian dairy. 

From 2023, the Australian Grand Dairy Awards will be delivered in partnership with the Royal Agricultural Societies. Specifically, the Royal Agricultural Societies will deliver the annual judging of the awards, while Dairy Australia will hold an annual event to announce the winners and manage promotional activity.

The eligible entries will continue to include RAS and DIAA gold medallists across dairy and cheese categories, and Chief Judge Russell Smith will continue to independently select and lead a judging panel and process to ensure objective, fair, and consistent judging.

This partnership will further strengthen the awards by leveraging the skills and expertise of both parties.

Dairy Australia and Royal Agricultural Societies are excited about this partnership and the ongoing celebration of quality Australian dairy, and we look forward to delivering AGDA for the industry into the future.

Entry dates and details for 2024 will be announced in the coming weeks.

For any questions on this year’s Australian Grand Dairy Awards, please reach out to coordinator@granddairyawards.com.au.

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About the Australian Grand Dairy Awards

Representing quality, excellence and innovation in Australian dairy produce.

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How to get involved with the awards.


Explore our champions for 2024.

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