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Review of the biosecurity plan for the nursery industry

Closing date: 20 September 2019

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Review of the biosecurity plan for the nursery industry (NY19003).

The objectives of the services being sought are to review and update the 2013 Biosecurity Plan to assist in preparing industry and government for exotic incursions or for managing endemic pests and diseases of biosecurity concern. The project will:

  • Support the Australian production nursery industry in satisfying biosecurity obligations 
  • Ensure that the Australian production nursery industry and stakeholders have identified exotic pest risks and mitigation actions necessary to managing risks effectively
  • Establish a valid base for decisions on future investment in biosecurity-related RD&E.

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 5.00pm (AEDT), 20 September 2019.