Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited
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.
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)
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
Yes, but not tabled
Ernst & Young
25 November 2014