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Published: 12 Apr 2019

Dairy Awards 2

The annual 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Awards dinner was held at the Country Club Casino in Launceston on March 21. It was a fun evening celebrating some of the wonderful people in our Tasmanian dairy industry. DairyTas and TIA would like to thank all the Award participants and sponsors.

Congratulations to the following 2019 Tasmanian Dairy Award winners:

2019 ANZ Dairy Business of the Year


  • Clear Springs Dairy, managed by Tim and Fiona Salter, Meander


  • Waterhouse Dairies ‘Oxberry Dairy’ managed by David Risbey-Pearn, Waterhouse
  • Gary and Helen Strickland, King Island

2019 Fonterra Share Dairy Farmer of the Year

Damien and Brooke Cocker

Dairy Safety Award, sponsored by WFI Insurance

Pineview Dairies

Employee of the Year Award, sponsored by Van Dairy Group

Nigel Lee

Dairy Employer of Choice Award, sponsored by Aurora Energy

Dalmore Dairy

Dairy Environmental Award, sponsored by Veolia

Gary Watson

Dairy Services Award, sponsored by Elphinstone Stevens Pty Ltd

Peter Tyson

Young Farmer Encouragement Award, sponsored by Cadbury

Jeremy Page

The 2019 Dairy Awards booklet provides information about each of these winners. It is available on the TIA website in the Dairy, Grains and Grazing resources section: