Grains Research and Development Corporation
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.
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?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
1 October 1990
PO Box 5367, Kingston ACT 2604
Government appointed boards