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New, ongoing and recently completed projects

Recently completed R&D projects

Read about recently completed projects for the table grape industry below, and in more detail in Hortlink.

If you would like to order a Final Report, please note the project code and make you order using the Final Report order form.

Effect of sulphur dioxide and cold on survival of insects during the storage of table grapes

Project Code: TG15003

Status: Completed project

Read more in Hortlink Spring

With Australian table grape exports increasing rapidly in recent years, this project sought to strengthen the relationship with the Chinese market specifically. It looked at six potential insect pests of concern, producing data to demonstrate that, should they make their way into consignments, they will not survive current cold and sulphur dioxide (SO2) treatments – giving growers, exporters and importers added peace of mind.

New and ongoing R&D projects

Information on current R&D projects for the table grape industry can be found below, with specific project updates and outputs available in Hortlink 2017, edition 1.

Evaluation of dried and table grape varieties

Project Code: MT15026

Status: Ongoing project

Read more in Hortlink 2017, edition 1

Begun in 2016, this multi-industry project will deliver new grape varieties for both the table grape and dried grape industries.


For table grapes, new varieties adapted to local conditions will enable Australia to differentiate its products in international markets, enhance export opportunities and increase domestic consumption.

Australian table grape industry communications project
Export market access, maintenance, biosecurity and developing export markets for the Australian table grape industry
Cold disinfestation verification trials for table grape access to Japan

Marketing activity

Information on recent marketing activity can be found on the table grape page of Hortlink 2017, edition 1.

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Strategic Investment Planning process for the table grape industry is almost complete

Public comments on the final draft of the table grape SIP have now closed.

Hort Innovation is assessing feedback received from growers and others and, as appropriate, incorporating it into the final version of the SIP.

If you would like to speak to someone about the SIP, please call Hort Innovation's table grape Relationship Manager, Brad Wells on 0412 528 398.

Thank you to all the growers who have contributed their time and their ideas.

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 table grape SIP.

Completed consultation workshops

Industry Location Timing
Table Grape Melbourne, VIC August 2, 2016
Table Grape Teleconference September 2, 2016
Table Grape St George, QLD September 28, 2016
Table Grape Emerald, QLD September 29, 2016
Table Grape Mildura, VIC October 3 and 4, 2016
Table Grape Melbourne, VIC October 5, 2016
Table Grape Carnavon, WA October 12, 2016
Table Grape Swan Valley, WA October 13, 2016
Table Grape Melbourne, VIC December 15, 2016

Strategic Investment Advisory Panel


The Strategic Investment Advisory Panel for the table grape 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

Brad Wells
Relationship Manager

T 02 8295 2327
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Industry representative body: Australian Table Grape Association

33 Madden Avenue
Mildura VIC 3500
T 03 5021 5718
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