Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is one of the world's leading grains research organisations, responsible for planning, investing in and overseeing research development and extension to deliver improvements in production, sustainability and profitability across the Australian grains industry. GRDC is a statutory corporation, established in 1990 under the Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989. GRDC's primary objective is to drive the discovery, development and delivery of world-class innovation to enhance the productivity, profitability and sustainability of Australian grain growers and benefit the industry and the wider community. GRDC coordinates and funds research and development (R&D) activities, and monitors, evaluates and reports on the impact of R&D activities on the grains industry and the wider community. GRDC also facilitates the dissemination, adoption and commercialisation of the results of R&D.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Primary Industries Research and Development Act 1989

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    1 October 1990

  • Postal Address

    PO Box 5367, Kingston ACT 2604

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