Nursery industry natural disaster risk mitigation and recovery plan (NY18008)
What’s it all about?
This investment, beginning in June 2019, is assessing the potential for natural disasters and severe weather events to impact upon the Australian production nursery industry, and helping to develop strategies and resources for better preparedness, speedier recovery and stronger resilience.
As part of the work in identifying natural hazards such as bushfires, floods and cyclones, the project is developing a risk map for the industry. It is also producing an official Natural Disaster Recovery Action Plan and, specifically for growers and nursery businesses, it’s developing a risk mitigation and management best practice guide, which will be integrated into the industry’s Best Management Practice (BMP) program.
This project is a strategic levy investment in the Hort Innovation Nursery Fund