Genetics Australia is a co-operative, owned by members who are shareholders. Our members are also customers who use our products and services, and benefit as a result. We are Australia’s largest artificial breeding supplier, supplying half of the genetics used by Australian dairy farmers to improve their herds. But as you will see, Genetics Australia is even more than this.
The Board of Directors is the representative of the owners, our shareholders. Shareholders elect each director, apart from two specialist directors appointed by the board. The board elects a Chairman each year and it is currently Trevor Henry. The Board of Directors is responsible for policy. It employs a General Manager who is responsible for implementing the board’s policy including the management of all operators and staff Genetics Australia is committed to the profitability of Australian farmers through the development of Australian proven beef and dairy genetics from local and worldwide bloodlines. In addition to genetic improvement the co-operative offers merchandise, and bull collection.
Semen from all major dairy breeds is available including locally bred Holstein, Jersey and Aussie Red as well as internationally bred Holsteins, Jerseys, Montbeliarde, Dairy Shorthorn, Ayrshire & Guernsey
Genetics Australia has a comprehensive team of beef bulls from local and international sources. Breeds available include: Angus, Red Angus, Shorthorn, Charolais & Simmental.
A comprehensive range of animal husbandry merchandise and consumables is available. The range runs from heat detection products through to general farm supplies - you can browse through this range on this website.
A complete range of semen processing and insemination equipment is available. The range includes semen storage tanks and embryo transfer equipment.
Genetics Australia has its registered office at 'Parwan Park', Woolpack Road, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Australia. Its activities are conducted from three properties - 'Parwan Park', 'Parwan Park South' and 'Birregurra' - a total of 730 hectares. Genetics Australia owns a herd of 350 bulls. The business and operations of the Society are controlled by a Board of Directors appointed by the farmer shareholders.