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Completed project

Facilitating the development of the Australian strawberry industry (BS15002, BS15003 and BS15004)

Key research provider: RMCG (BS15002); Qld Strawberry Industry Promotions Council (BS15003); Victorian Strawberry Industry Development Committee (BS15004)
Publication date: Friday, August 30, 2019

What was it all about?

Together, these three investments ran from 2016 to 2019 to form an industry development program that improved Australian strawberry grower’s knowledge and skills, facilitated the adoption of innovation and R&D outcomes, and supported practice change to ensure the profitability and sustainability of the industry.

You can download their final reports here:

The national project Facilitating the development of the Australian strawberry industry – national oversight and communications (BS15002) produced and maintained key industry communication channels during this period, including…

The two regional projects (BS15003 and BS15004) worked in conjunction with the national program to deliver additional activities such as workshops, grower groups, farm walks, field days, study tours, case studies and industry analysis. Specifically, they funded the positions of industry development officers (IDOs).

The industry development program produced a wide range of resources for strawberry growers which are available in the ACT NOW section below.


Access all the resources produced by the industry development program…

Project outputs
Related levy funds

This program was a strategic levy investment in the Hort Innovation Strawberry Fund