Agriculture and Water Resources
Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited (HIAL) is a not-for-profit, grower-owned research and development company. It works in partnership with Australia's horticulture industries to invest in research, development and marketing programmes that provide benefit to industry and the wider community. HIAL was declared on 25 November 2014, by the then Minister for Agriculture as the industry services body under subsection 9(1) of the Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000. The company has a statutory funding agreement, under which it receives levies from industry and matching funds from the Australian Government, and is subject to ministerial direction in certain circumstances under section 29 of the Act. A board of nine directors is appointed by members.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    L. Bodies Linked to the Australian Government through Statutory Contracts Agreements and Delegations

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000, s9(1)

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes, but not tabled

  • Classification

    C. Other

  • Auditor

    Ernst & Young

  • Creation Date

    25 November 2014

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