AUSVEG

AUSVEG
PO Box 138
Camberwell, VIC 3124
Australia


Description
AUSVEG is the national peak industry body representing the interests of Australian vegetable growers and is committed to securing the industry’s future.

AUSVEG represents the interests of growers via :-

Agripolitical advocacy and representation on behalf of vegetable and potato growers


Research and Development (R&D) associated services :-
~ establish a case for a levy, seek a mandate from growers and make submission to the Australian Government. Levies in place raised by AUSVEG are the National Vegetable and Potato Levies.
~ recommend Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) members to Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA) for the purpose of making decisions on annual investment in the National Vegetable and Potato Levies.
~ levy investment consultation process. AUSVEG is responsible for administering the process that provides a recommendation from industry to HIA on where the National Vegetable and Potato Levies should be invested.
~ general consultation - Under National Vegetable and Potato Levies, AUSVEG provides broad consultation on behalf of industry on issues such as biosecurity.


Service Provision
~ delivers national projects in the areas of communication and environment on behalf of industry, funded from a wide variety of sources including Government grants, sponsorship and levies.


EnviroVeg
The vegetable industry's own environmental program developed specifically for vegetable growers.

EnviroVeg assists growers by showing the community and consumers that Australian growers are producing high quality vegetables in a responsible environmental manner.

Contact
Kurt Hermann
Executive Officer
e : kurt.hermann@ausvegvic.com.au
t : 03 9882 0277


James Whiteside
CEO

Kurt Hermann
Executive Officer

Michael Coote
National Manager - Export Development

Dr Jessica Lye
National Manager - Scientific Affairs

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