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Find project updates and see your levy at work in the latest Hortlink
New, ongoing and recently completed projects
New and ongoing R&D projects
Information on current R&D projects can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.
Communication and adoption program for the Australian chestnut industry
Project Code: CH16000
Status: Ongoing project
Strong communication and technical support is vital for stakeholders in the chestnut industry, particularly growers, to be able to make informed decisions when facing future challenges and opportunities. This project keeps the industry up-to-date with the latest news, R&D outputs and other key information through a variety of channels.
Information on current marketing activity can be found on the chestnut page at Hortlink Spring.
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Strategic Investment Advisory Panel
The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the chestnut industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
|David McIntyre||The Garden in the Forest||VIC|
|Heather Kane||Tweenhills Chestnuts||NSW|
|Don Nightingale||Nightingale Bros||VIC|
|Jane Casey||Australian Gourmet Chestnuts||VIC|
|Tom Robertson||Alpine Chestnuts & Truffles||NSW|
|Chris Dikkenberg||Fumina Farms||VIC|
SIAP meetings and summaries
|1||May 20, 2016||Myrtleford, VIC||Download|
|2||February 27, 2017||Melbourne, VIC||Download|
Find details on the Strategic Investment Plan at the bottom of this page.
Financial statements and summaries of project expenditure
Resources and downloads
Find more resources Resource centre – Growers and industry
Contacts at Hort Innovation
Industry representative body: Chestnuts Australia Inc.
Strategic Investment Planning process for the chestnut industry is in progress
Your industry Strategic Investment Plan (SIP) lays the foundation for decision making in levy investments and represents a balanced view of stakeholders in your industry. If you’d like to read more about the SIP process, visit the SIP Portal.
See below for the completed consultation events and agendas on the chestnut SIP. For attending SIP events, register your interest.
Completed consultation workshops
|Chestnut||Myrtleford, VIC||May 20, 2016|
|Chestnut||Launceston, TAS||September 2, 2016|
|Chestnut||Melbourne, VIC||February 27, 2017|