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 […]
The Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations meets twice a year, usually in March and September. The most recent meeting was held on Monday 6 March 2017. Council Chair Council unanimously elected MLA Chair Dr Michele Allan to be Chair of the Council of Rural RDCs for the next term. A term for the […]
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,” […]
The Council of Rural Research and Development Corporations meets twice a year, usually in March and September. The most recent meeting was held on Tuesday 30 August 2016. Update from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources The Council was pleased to welcome Deputy Secretary David Williamson from the Department for an update on priorities […]
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 […]
Australia’s rural levies system and the structures that underpin it are complex, convoluted and difficult to penetrate. This finding from the Senate inquiry examining the research, development and marketing levies came as no surprise.
Twelve new R&D projects to drive increased profits for rural industries will soon be underway following a recent announcement by the Minister for Agriculture the Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP.