What we do

We take pride in achieving high quality outcomes that are practical, fit-for-purpose and people-focused

 

We work for different industry sectors on change management programs, leadership, workforce planning, animal welfare & health initiatives

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Coach for Innovative Workforce Fund Projects

Coach for Innovative Workforce Fund Projects

Projects developing new ways to support people with disability under the NDIS

NABS Masterclass

NABS Masterclass

A professional development program in disease investigation for veterinarians

Design the NABS SDI Network concept

Design the NABS SDI Network concept

An initiative to support general surveillance in the Northern Australia cattle industry

NABS Stakeholder Needs Analysis

NABS Stakeholder Needs Analysis

A needs analysis of general surveillance in the Northern Australia cattle industry

Sheep Producers Australia Group Start Up Pack

Sheep Producers Australia Group Start Up Pack

An induction resource for producer committees in the sheepmeat industry

Overseas Agricultural Consultancies

Overseas Agricultural Consultancies

Advice to international clients on facilities and animal management

Livestock Export Projects

Livestock Export Projects

Advice and implementation across the livestock export value chain

Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Strategy

Sheepmeat Industry Leadership Strategy

Articulates the strategic objectives of building leadership capacity

Dairy Animal Welfare Stocktake

Dairy Animal Welfare Stocktake

A risk assessment of Australian dairy cattle in overseas markets

Leasing Dairy Assets Resource Pack

Leasing Dairy Assets Resource Pack

A tool for assessing and setting-up dairy lease agreements

Sharefarming Model Code of Practice

Sharefarming Model Code of Practice

An industry standard that describes acceptable sharefarming practices

LiveCorp Shipboard Stockpersons Course

LiveCorp Shipboard Stockpersons Course

Training and assessment materials for an intensive short course

Grains Leadership Discussion Paper

Grains Leadership Discussion Paper

An assessment of the leadership needs and capacity of growers and advisers

Victoria University Doctoral Learning Program

Victoria University Doctoral Learning Program

A project logic to guide the development of a new program for graduate researchers

DairyNZ Foundation Training for Program Developers

DairyNZ Foundation Training for Program Developers

Design and delivery of customised in-house training for Program Developers

The Vet Group Foundation Year Training

The Vet Group Foundation Year Training

An induction program for new veterinary graduates

Australian Milk Quality Steering Group

Australian Milk Quality Steering Group

Convene an group providing industry guidance on milk quality RD&E

Pre-milking Hygiene Research

Pre-milking Hygiene Research

A field study of the role of pre-milking hygiene in mastitis control

Molecular Testing of Mastitis Pathogens

Molecular Testing of Mastitis Pathogens

Recommendations on using a new commercial test for dairy farms

DairyNZ Farmer Wellness & Wellbeing Program

DairyNZ Farmer Wellness & Wellbeing Program

A mid-term assessment of progress towards the program's objectives

Disability Workforce Innovation Network Evaluation

Disability Workforce Innovation Network Evaluation

A mid-term program evaluation to inform the next implementation stage

InCalf NZ Program Options

InCalf NZ Program Options

Suggest the components and activities of a 3-year program of work

Dairy People Factfinder

Dairy People Factfinder

A compendium of facts about the people on farm and in dairy manufacturing in Australia

AI & Semen Handling

AI & Semen Handling

Pilot of a new service to improve conception rates in DIY AI herds

InCalf 2007-2012

InCalf 2007-2012

An extension program to increase reproductive performance in Australian dairy herds

Design of ESKi for Dairy Australia

Design of ESKi for Dairy Australia

An easy-to-use information kit for dairy farmers who are employing staff

In2Dairy for Assistant Farmhands

In2Dairy for Assistant Farmhands

Pilot of a new, entry-level employment pathway into dairy

PeopleGPS

PeopleGPS

Farmer training to get good farm business outcomes through people management

The People in Dairy 2006-2012

The People in Dairy 2006-2012

Set-up a new industry domain to improve the people culture on dairy farms

Feeding the Genes

Feeding the Genes

Research on whether higher genetic merit benefits dairy herds in all Australian feeding systems

Workforce Planning & Action for Milking Machine Technicians

Workforce Planning & Action for Milking Machine Technicians

Workforce assessment of the capacity of milking machine technicians to meet dairy farm needs

Dairy Manufacturing Workforce Planning and Action

Dairy Manufacturing Workforce Planning and Action

Pilot ways that dairy manufacturers can collaborate and act together on workforce issues

ADHIS Genetics Progress Report

ADHIS Genetics Progress Report

Design of a farmer report showing how their herd genetics has changed over time for key characteristics

InCalf NZ Program Strategy

InCalf NZ Program Strategy

Outline of a broad strategy for achieving the industry's reproductive targets

Business Case for a Centralised Data System

Business Case for a Centralised Data System

In-depth consideration of the opportunities and risks of an industry repository for animal data

InCalf Fertility Data Project

InCalf Fertility Data Project

A longitudinal study of reproductive performance in Australian dairy herds

Animal Health Ireland CellCheck Strategy

Animal Health Ireland CellCheck Strategy

Design advice for Ireland's new nationwide mastitis control program

Dairy Moving Forward RD&E Priorities for People

Dairy Moving Forward RD&E Priorities for People

Lead the 2010 dairy industry RD&E priority setting in the people domain

Development-led innovation

Development-led innovation

Propose a new RD&E model to increase uptake and innovation

Good Bulls Guide Project Logic

Good Bulls Guide Project Logic

A project logic to assist decision-making during project implementation

Countdown Mastitis Focus Report

Countdown Mastitis Focus Report

A report for farmers to assess the mastitis management on their farm

Diploma of Human Resources (Dairy)

Diploma of Human Resources (Dairy)

Develop dairy-specific training on the management of people in the farm business for advisers

The People in Dairy Website

The People in Dairy Website

Develop the core information resource for farmers and advisers

Achieving Sustainable Improvement Research

Achieving Sustainable Improvement Research

Case studies of what is takes to incorporate industry principles into private sector services

Feed.FIBRE.Future

Feed.FIBRE.Future

Lead the federal project responding to acute feed shortages in the beef and dairy industries in 2007

Dairy Industry Crisis Response to Extended Dry

Dairy Industry Crisis Response to Extended Dry

Coordinate the 2003 dairy industry response to help farmers in a time of extreme stress

Insight to Dairy’s Capacity to Manage Mastitis

Insight to Dairy’s Capacity to Manage Mastitis

Research to understand what happens on farms after a Countdown Downunder Farmer Short Course

Countdown Downunder 1998-2013

Countdown Downunder 1998-2013

Lead the design and implementation of Australia's first national dairy extension program

Countdown Downunder Farm Guidelines & Technotes

Countdown Downunder Farm Guidelines & Technotes

Develop the core information resource for farmers and their advisers

What our clients say

testimonial-ahi-joe-oflaherty-2010-3 “I have been involved with consultants, in various guises, over many years and I can honestly say that you brought an exceptionally high level of professionalism to bear on the process. While I had expected that your knowledge of the dairy industry and of the detail of putting together animal health programmes would be of the highest order and critical to the process we are embarked on, your level of general insight into business processes and strategic planning was an added and unexpected bonus.”

Joe O Flaherty   CEO Animal Health Ireland

testimonial-sca-kathleen-allan Feedback on the draft strategy: “Looks great. I really like it and I think it captures everything we have spoken about. Great job. Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow and for the presentation on Tuesday.

 

Kathleen Allan   Project Leader, Sheepmeat Council of Australia