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Project resources

Guides and templates for delivery partners

Project resources are referenced in your commercial agreement with Hort Innovation and are referred to on Hort Innovation's Delivery Partner Portal. They are available by using the links below. 

By downloading the resources you agree to the terms as stipulated in Hort Innovation's resources disclaimer.

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Hort Innovation Delivery Partner Portal

The Hort Innovation Delivery Partner Portal provides delivery partners with a secure online platform to manage Hort Innovation contracted projects including milestone reporting and contract variations. Only current delivery partners have access to the portal through a sign-up process by invitation. If you have not received an invitation, please email our dedicated helpdesk at portal.support@horticulture.com.au.

Visit: Hort Innovation Delivery Partner Portal


Delivery Partner Portal user guide

This guide provides information and advice on how to navigate and use Hort Innovation's new centralised technology platform where delivery partners now manage projects and milestone reporting with Hort Innovation projects. 

View: Delivery Partner Portal user guide (PDF, December 2021)


Introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal (webinar)

This 45-minute webinar provides an introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal. Watch the full recording or skip to areas you are interested in. It will show you how to navigate the portal, submit milestone reports, contract variations, change requests and more.

Watch: Introduction to the Delivery Partner Portal (Webinar, November 2021)


Publication guide

This guide has been designed to assist delivery partners with requirements relating to branding and funding statements for project outputs that have been funded by Hort Innovation.

View: Hort Innovation Publication guide (PDF, November 2021)


Milestone report guide and template

This guide provides information and advice on how to produce a milestone report correctly for Hort Innovation projects.

View: Milestone report guide (PDF, December 2021)
Download: Milestone report template (Word document, December 2021)


Final report guide and template

This guide provides information and advice on how to produce a final report correctly for Hort Innovation projects.

View: Final report guide (PDF, December 2021)
Download: Final report template (Word document, December 2021)


Project M&E planning guide and template

The specific purpose of this guide to assist delivery partners in developing a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) plan, including a program logic model, for projects they are delivering.

View: Project M&E planning guide (PDF, November 2021)
Download: Project M&E planning template (Word document, November 2021)


Project M&E webinar recording

To further support our delivery partners, a webinar session addressing the core concepts and principles of Hort Innovation’s M&E planning guide and template was delivered in March 2022. Recordings of key content from the webinar can be viewed below and serve as a useful resource to support delivery partners develop and apply monitoring and evaluation processes throughout their project’s lifecycle.

Watch: Part 1 – Monitoring & Evaluation defined (Webinar, 46 seconds)
Watch: Part 2 – Monitoring & Evaluation plan (Webinar, 51 seconds)
Watch: Part 3 – Why we do M&E and its value (Webinar, 5:55)
Watch: Part 4 – Program logic (Webinar, 5:34)
Watch: Part 5 – Performance expectations and monitoring plan (Webinar, 2:56)
Watch: Part 6 – Key evaluation questions (Webinar, 4:03)
Watch: Part 7 – Timings for M&E across the project life cycle (Webinar, 4:43)
Watch: Example 1 – Applied M&E – R&D (Webinar, 18:22)
Watch: Example 2 – Applied M&E – Extension (Webinar, 18:02)


Developing a project risk management plan

This resource contains a guide and template is to assist delivery partners ensure risks are identified and then managed in a structured way to minimise their impact on a project.

Download: Developing a project risk management plan (Word document, November 2021)


Developing a Stakeholder Engagement Plan guide and template

The information in this guide aims to provide assistance to delivery partners in the development of a Stakeholder Engagement Plan for projects that are either in the planning or an active delivery phase. 

View: Developing a Stakeholder Engagement Plan – A guide (PDF, December 2021)
Download: Stakeholder Engagement Plane template (Word document, December 2021)


Branding and communications 101 webinar

Watch this webinar to gain an understanding of Hort Innovation’s branding and communication requirements, and the resources available to support delivery partners.

Watch: Communications and branding 101 (Webinar, 28:11)


Communications Plan resources

A High-Value Communications Plan is required for all larger-scale projects with multiple partners that have high media or risk value. The User Guide, which includes more on criteria, and the High-Value Communications Plan template, are below.

Also below is a Basic Communications Plan template which is for optional use by partners who are delivering projects that do not meet High-Value criteria.

View: High-Value Communications Plan User Guide (PDF, March 2002)
Download: High-Value Communications Plan template (Word document, March 2022)
Download: Basic Communications Plan template (Word document, March 2022)


IP project register template

An IP register is required for all research projects, which include IP, either as pre-existing, or IP that has been developed during the project. The template provides information as well as a platform to correctly register IP for Hort Innovation projects.

Download: IP project register template (Word document, November 2021)


Statement of Receipts and Expenditure – quick reference card and template

The quick reference card provides a guide to completing a Statement of Receipts and Expenditure (SOR) if it is a requirement of the Research Agreement for a project.

View: SOR – quick reference card (PDF, December 2021) 
Download: SOR template (Excel document, December 2021) 


Technology exploitation plan

Download: Technology exploitation plan (Word document, November 2021)


Disclaimer and copyright notice

The current legal disclaimer and copyright notice that are required for Hort Innovation projects.

View: Disclaimer and copyright notice (Word document, November 2021)


Talent release form

This template provides a platform for obtaining the agreements and details that are necessary for people who are photographed, recorded and/or filmed for Hort Innovation projects.

View: Talent release form (PDF, July 2021)


Event crowd notice

This PDF can be edited and tailored for public events where a crowd notice needs to be displayed.

View: Event crowd notice (Editable PDF, November 2021)


Change to Contracting Party form

Download: Change to Contracting Party form (Word document, July 2021)



 

Hort Innovation publication guide
November 2021