The National Grains Industry Research, Development and Extension Strategy was developed through the Primary Industries Ministerial Council (PIMC) initiative to encourage greater collaboration and promote continuous improvement in the investment of RD&E resources nationally.
The Strategy was prepared by the National Grains RD&E Committee comprising industry, Grain Producers Australia, nominated representatives of the Northern, Southern and Western regions of the Australian grains industry
- Northern Region - Wayne Newton
- Southern Region - Andrew Weidemann
- Western Region - Ray Marshall,
the Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), Industry and Investment NSW (I&I NSW), Victorian Department of Primary Industries (DPI VIC), South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Western Australian Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA), Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).
Copies of the full strategy document and an abridged version are available for download. National Grains Industry Research, Development and Extension Strategy (3.9 Mb) National Grains Industry Research, Development and Extension Strategy (1.7 Mb) National Grains Industry Research, Development and Extension Strategy - a snapshot (1.1 Mb)
For more information on the strategy and its implementation, contact Andrew Weidemann