Free milk at schools to help the dairy farmers
Back in the 50's and 60's in Australia, The State Grants (Milk for School Children) Act saw school kids given free milk.
The idea has resurfaced by struggling dairy farmers of Victoria as a way to save their industry, after big supermarkets are driving the price of milk downwards.
And it's not the first time this program has been considered. Former independent Senator Nick Xenophon asked for an urgent feasibility study to be conducted into a potential program in 2016.
With milk and dairy allergies now quite prevalent at schools, do you think this program could be a feasible option for schools of the future?