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Citrus industry biosecurity preparedness strategy

Closing date: 24 May 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Citrus industry biosecurity preparedness strategy (CT20006).

The objectives of the services being sought are to assist Hort Innovation:

  • Facilitate the early detection of new pests to provide the best chance of eradicating or containing high priority pests before they become widely established
  • Support the collection of data on the presence or absence of citrus pests to retain, maintain or provide opportunities to expand market access
  • Promote improved biosecurity and surveillance awareness amongst the citrus industry and urban and peri-urban communities that pose high risk pathways for new pest introductions
  • Review and coordinate industry surveillance programs and preparedness activities to ensure they are efficient and fit for purpose.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00 pm (AEST) 24 May 2021.