The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources' (DEDJTR) Horticulture Centre of Excellence seeks to become a critical partner in the transformation of the Victorian horticulture industry into a more profitable, business-like and export focussed sector through the sharing of knowledge and the integration of research development and extension.
Our mission is to develop "A vibrant Centre that connects, innovates and drives industry adoption of world class market-driven research and sustainable business practices".
The Horticulture Centre of Excellence seeks to :
A new report from the Climate Council concludes that climate change is influencing all extreme weather events in Australia, and these are projected to worsen as the climate warms further.Read more > about Cranking Up The Intensity: Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events
The Western Port Biosphere, together with regional partners, operates a water stewardship project helping landholders, businesses and organisations to better manage water within their site and contribute to improved catchment conditions. Water is a vital part of life, but while most of us take it for granted, it’s an increasingly scarce resource.Read more > about Western Port Biosphere Water Stewardship