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Risk and crisis management planning for the melon industry

Closing date: 12 April 2019

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Risk and crisis management planning for the melon industry (VM18002).

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

  • Undertake risk identification, mitigation and management planning for the melon industry
  • Develop an updated comprehensive crisis management awareness program for the melon industry, based on the public, consumer and market reaction to potential issues arising in the near future
  • Ensure the melon industry is equipped to manage any crisis events, outlining responsibilities of key stakeholders (including funding required)
  • Provide crisis management training to the melon industry and key stakeholders that will be required to be involved in the event of a recall or crisis.

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), 12 April 2019.