Request for Proposal: Vegetable industry communications program

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Vegetable industry communications program (VG22000).

This investment will be responsible for effectively communicating the findings of levy-funded R&D and other relevant industry news, issues and data to vegetable growers and other industry stakeholders. The ultimate objective is to increase knowledge and awareness of levy-funded R&D investments and outcomes, and to inspire engagement with and uptake of new information and technologies.

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Increase industry understanding and support for the adoption of best practice and emerging production and supply chain information in relation to vegetable industry R&D project outcomes and outputs.
  • Provide information transfer to the vegetable industry value chain through targeted communication channels on research findings, best practice, emerging risks and opportunities.
  • Create a better-informed vegetable industry to ensure growers have access to all relevant information that will assist them to be profitable and sustainable now and into the future.
  • Promote understanding of the role of Hort Innovation and engagement with the national R&D programs to all vegetable levy payers.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties.

The RFP may be downloaded from (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 3.00pm (AEST), 15 June 2022.

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