Milk step-up, new agreement

MG. Murray Goulburn Co-operative has entered into a binding agreement with Saputo Incorporated. The Canadian based company will acquire the operating assets and liabilities of MG for an aggregate total of $1.3 billion. The sale was announced at the MG annual general meeting held on Friday. This follows a strategic review of the dairy giant …

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Union’s win

MG. The National Union of Workers has made a stand for employees at the Murray Goulburn Co-operative Edith Creek factory. On Tuesday, the union won a majority support order from the Fair Work Commission ordering MG to bargain with the workforce with respect to wages, redundancy packages and conditions. Godfrey Moase, general branch assistant secretary at …

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Milk intake

MG. Murray Goulburn Co-Operative has reduced its predicted 2017-18 financial year milk intake to 2.3 billion litres. Despite a drop of 200 million litres from a predicted intake released in June, the reduction is not expected to impact on the previously announced farmgate milk price range of $5.20 to $5.50 per kilogram of milk solids. In …

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Dealing with the impact

Health. For anyone dealing with the news of the Murray Goulburn closures, or other difficult circumstances, there is a free service in Smithton designed to help. Community members are encouraged to access free, confidential counselling at Rural Health Tasmania in Smithton and Wynyard. “This closure of MG at Edith Creek will have a significant impact …

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