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AgriFutures Australia strengthens RDC collaboration

MEDIA RELEASE The Council of Rural RDCs has today welcomed the relaunch of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) as AgriFutures Australia. Chair of the Council of Rural RDCs Dr Michele Allan said AgriFutures Australia represents a further evolution of Australia’s unique industry-government RDC partnership model. “Since being established almost 30 years ago […]

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Collaboration and Communications Manager We have great stories. Help us tell them. The Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations is looking for an experienced communication, stakeholder and relationships manager to implement our cross-RDC collaboration framework, and drive our stakeholder engagement and communication strategy. The 15 rural RDCs are Australia’s largest industry innovation program. We […]

Response to Draft Report for the Review of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity

In late 2016 the Panel examining the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity ​released a Draft Report as the next step in its review of Australia’s biosecurity arrangements and the underpinning IGAB. The Draft Report follows the release of a Discussion Paper in May 2016, and the Review Panel’s consultation across the country between May and August 2016. […]

New research ideas sought to benefit Australian sugarcane industry

Sugar Research Australia (SRA) is seeking new and innovative research ideas that will help improve the productivity and profitability of Australian sugarcane growers and millers. SRA is the industry-owned corporation for research, development and adoption for the Australian sugarcane industry, and one of the 15 Rural RDCs. Each year it invests in targeted activities that […]

Innovation critical for rural industries

2 September 2016 The bill to establish Innovation and Science Australia is a welcome step in the Commonwealth’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, Chairman of the Council of Rural RDCs Mr Richard Clark said today. “Innovation is a central part of the government’s plan for Australia’s future, and it is a position we fully support,” […]

Peak ag R&D group welcomes continuity, commits to R&D for Profit Programmme

Australia’s Rural Research and Development peak body has welcomed the re-appointment of Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP as Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources. Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations (RDCs) cheap oakleys sunglasses chair, Richard Clark, also recognised the return of Senator the Hon Anne Ruston as Assistant Minister. “The […]

Bio – Dr Michele Allan

<div class='av-parallax' cheap oakley sunglasses data-avia-parallax-ratio=’0.3′ > <div class='post-entry post-entry-type-page cheap oakleys post-entry-3809′> <div id='av_section_2' class='avia-section main_color cheap jerseys avia-section-no-padding avia-no-border-styling avia-full-stretch av-parallax-section avia-bg-style-parallax av-minimum-height av-minimum-height-custom container_wrap sidebar_right’> <div class='post-entry post-entry-type-page oakley outlet post-entry-3809′> <div id='welcome' class='avia-section main_color avia-section-default avia-no-shadow avia-bg-style-scroll container_wrap cheap nfl jerseys sidebar_right’> Dr Michele Allan Chair, Council of Rural RDCs, from […]