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Ongoing project

Facilitating the development of the Australian berry industries (MT18020)

Key research provider: Berries Australia

What’s it all about?

Beginning in 2019, this multi-industry investment is tasked with supporting Australian berry growers in adopting improved practices on-farm and keeping up to date with the latest industry news, information, resources and technologies.

The project delivers a nationally coordinated but locally implemented program which employs several industry development officers who provide specialist skills and knowledge. The role of the industry development officers is a broad one, with all activities geared towards improving the circulation and uptake of information with the industry.

As well as extension activities, the project produces key communication channels for the berry industries, including:


This project is a multi-industry strategic levy investment in the Hort Innovation Blueberry, Raspberry and Blackberry, and Strawberry Funds