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New, ongoing and recently completed projects

Recently completed R&D projects

Read about some of the recently completed projects for the chestnut industry.
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New and ongoing R&D projects

Read about some of the new and ongoing projects for the chestnut industry. The latest updates for these can be found at Hortlink Spring.

Communication and adoption program for the Australian chestnut industry

Project Code: CH16000

Status: New project

Read more at Hortlink Spring

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 new project will keep the industry up-to-date with the latest news, R&D outputs and other key information through a variety of channels.

Current marketing activity

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 media release and the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Panel members

Name Organisation Location

SIAP meetings and summaries

Meeting Number Date Location Summary

Find details on the Strategic Investment Plan at the bottom of this page.

Financial statements and summaries of project expenditure

Resources and downloads


Contacts at Hort Innovation

Corrine Jasper
Relationship Manager

T 02 8295 2319
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Claire Tindale-Penning
Marketing Manager

T 02 8295 2311
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Industry representative body: Chestnuts Australia Inc.

PO Box 472
Myrtleford, Victoria 3737
T 03 5751 1466
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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

Industry Location Timing
Chestnut Myrtleford, VIC May 20, 2016
Chestnut Launceston, TAS September 2, 2016