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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 for the lychee industry can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.

Industry communication through Living Lychee

Project Code: LY14000

Status: Ongoing project

Read more in Hortlink 2017, edition 1

Involving the production of journal Living Lychee, this project plays a vital role in keeping growers up-to-date with relevant information, issues and R&D work related to the industry.

US market access project
Treatment for mites on lychee fruit after irradiation for improved market access

Current marketing activity

Marketing activity updates can be found on the lychee page of Hortlink 2017, edition 1.

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Strategic Investment Planning process for the lychee industry is almost complete



If you would like to submit comments, please view the draft and then use the comment form. You have until Friday, March 24, 2017 to get your comments in.

If you would rather speak to a real person, you can ring Astrid Hughes, Relationship Manager at Hort Innovation on 0405 306 334.

Thank you to all the growers who have contributed their time and their ideas so far. If you haven't had a chance to get involved yet, then now's the time!

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 lychee SIP.

Completed consultation workshops

Industry Location Timing
Lychee Brisbane, QLD June 21, 2016
Lychee Brisbane, QLD March 16, 2017

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel


The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the lychee industry has been appointed. For further information, please refer to 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

Astrid Hughes
Relationship Manager

T 07 3198 6751
Send an email

Graeme Yardy
Marketing Manager Lead

T 02 8295 2353
Send an email

Industry representative body: Australian Lychee Growers Association

PO Box 6120
Mooloolah, QLD 4553
T 0417 639 927
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