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Investment expenditure analysis

See how Nursery Fund investments are tracking against the industry’s Strategic Investment Plan

As seen on the nursery 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Nursery Fund are guided by the industry's Strategic Investment Plan (SIP). The SIP features four priority outcome areas that have been identified and agreed upon by the industry, and Hort Innovation works to invest in R&D initiatives that are aligned to these.


See how investment expenditure aligns to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

In the interactive chart below, discover the most up-to-date information on how project expenditure in the Nursery Fund is aligned to the four SIP outcomes. The chart reflects project investment across the life of the SIP to date.

See how specific projects align to Strategic Investment Plan outcomes

Refine the project list below to discover how projects in the Nursery Fund align to each of the four SIP outcomes. Because some projects address more than one SIP outcome, they may be listed more than once.

Expenditure on projects classified as 'enabler' support the broader delivery of the industry’s project investments. Examples of enabler projects include annual reporting and monitoring and evaluation capacity.

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Ongoing project

Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook 2021-22 to 2023-24 (MT21006)

This whole-of-horticulture investment is responsible for producing Hort Innovation’s annual Australian Horticulture Statistics Handbook

11 May 2022

Ongoing project

Nursery industry statistics 2020-21 to 2024-25 (NY21000)

This investment is tasked with collecting a range of data related to the volume and value of nursery production

23 November 2021

Ongoing project

Regulatory support and coordination (pesticides) (MT20007)

This project provides the Australian horticulture industry with key information regarding domestic and international pesticide regulation

27 July 2021

Ongoing project

Identifying potential parasitoids of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, and the risk to Australian horticulture (MT19015)

This project aims to examine potential parasitoids of fall armyworm and deliver extension materials to growers on how to effectively manage the pest.

17 March 2021

Ongoing project

National biosecurity and sustainable plant production program (NY20001)

This investment will prepare the nursery industry for plant pest and disease incursions, adapt to climate change risks through sustainable practices and maintain business continuity.

19 February 2021

Ongoing project

Resourcing, supporting and assessing biosecurity in nursery production (NY20000)

This investment is enhancing the biosecurity preparedness of the Australian nursery industry through new pest and disease contingency plans

19 February 2021

Ongoing project

Digital remote monitoring to improve horticulture’s environmental performance (ST19024)

This collaborative project is establishing four demonstration farms in the Great Barrier Reef catchment area, where remote technology will be used to monitor environmental indicators.

22 October 2020

Ongoing project

Xylella insect vectors (ST19018)

This project is a collaboration between Hort Innovation and Wine Australia through the Plant Biosecurity Research Initiative, to help safeguard Australia against the potentially catastrophic exotic bacteria Xylella fastidiosa.

22 October 2020

Ongoing project

Improving on-farm surveillance strategies for tospoviruses and thrips to enhance the biosecurity of the nursery industry (NY19007)

This investment is developing accurate surveillance tools and strategies for the detection of tospoviruses and thrips, to enable rapid responses and reduce impacts in nursery production.

28 July 2020