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Investment expenditure analysis

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

As seen on the turf 'fund management' page, investments specific to the Hort Innovation Turf 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 Turf 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 outcome

Refine the project list below to discover how projects in the Turf 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

Turf industry development and extension project (TU21001)

This investment is designed to support the development of the Australian turf industry, and drive an increase in the value of turf.

14 July 2022

Ongoing project

Lean leaders program (TU21002)

This investment provides the opportunity for turf levy payers to participate in the Moshie National Lean Leaders program. The program was developed specifically for horticultural industry needs and seeks to educate participants on how to lead and sustain continuous improvement in their workplace.

14 July 2022

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

Turf industry statistics 2020-21 to 2024-25 (TU21000)

This investment is tasked with providing accurate and reliable data for the turf industry

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

Turf NextGen program (TU19002)

This project is supporting the turf industry’s annual NextGen forums from 2020 to 2022.

18 June 2020

Ongoing project

Ex-post impact assessment (MT18011)

Through this project, Hort Innovation has engaged independent consultants to evaluate the impact of our R&D investments, providing insights into the type and magnitude of impacts that are being generated across the company’s strategic levy programs.

22 October 2019