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“I’ll be so glad the day I see the back of dollar per litre milk, it’ll be the best day ever”

The dairy industry is warning consumers they risk sending farmers out of business if they aren’t buying branded milk.

Queensland Dairy Farmers Organisation last month launched a petition to get supermarkets to increase the price of milk by 10 cents per litre as a drought levy.

Woolworths and Coles have both announced a levy on their 3-litre milk, with Woolies this month to bring out a Drought Relief Milk.

But it’s feared these initiatives will just confuse consumers.

Rural reporter Eddie Summerfield caught up with Queensland dairy farmer Frances Hayden.

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