HIA Turf Research

HIA Turf Research

The Turf Industry Research and Development (R&D) program is facilitated by Horticulture Australia Limited (HIA) in partnership with Turf Australia. Funding for HIA research projects comes from an industry statutory industry levy (levy) or as a Voluntary Contribution (VC). The Australian Government provides matched funding for all HIA’s R&D projects. Projects are managed by HIA and applications are needed.

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In appraising project applications, HIA takes advice from the Turf Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) as well as its own professional staff. Guiding the spend on R&D is the Industry Strategic Plan. HIA Puts out a regular call for projects and offers guidelines to assist researchers in their application