Starting a dairy business

To commence operating a dairy business in Victoria you must hold a current and valid dairy industry licence with DFSV. However, there are a number of things to consider before you apply for a licence.

In this section you will find information on what’s required to obtain a licence, how to apply and the associated costs.

To get started follow the link specific to the type of dairy business you plan to operate.

 

 

Keeps cows, goats, sheep or buffalo for the purpose of producing milk for profit or sale (for food and non-food purposes) ...

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Transports dairy food in a bulk container or using dairy transport vehicles ...

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Distributes and/or sells dairy food but is not retailing ...

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Manufactures dairy food (includes processes such as cutting, slicing, grating and packaging) and/or receives raw milk from dairy farms ...

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