This week QDO and SDP held a joint forum in Malanda to provide local dairy farmers and industry stakeholders with a range of presentations on the latest market information and outlook for the industry domestically and internationally, and on current programs and issues under management for the industry, and a brief on the current review of the Dairy Australia Levy Process. The forum saw presentations from Dairy Australia, Australian Dairy Farmers, Subtropical Dairy Programme, NRM program and QDO. At the forum the QDO announced this year’s winner of ‘Lindsay Volz Award’, which was Des and Lyn O’Connor whom have given many years of dedicated service the local tablelands dairy industry. The QDO also held its AGM following the forum. The QDO would like to again thank the sponsors for the event being; Dairy Australia, Austsafe Pty Ltd, Elanco Animal Health, Elders, Honeycombes Sales and Service, Lion Dairy & Drink Australia Pty Ltd, QRAA, Safe Food Production Queensland, Subtropical Dairy Programme Ltd, and Tableland Veterinary Service.