Citrus industry contacts and links
NSW DPI contacts
Steven Falivene, 03 5019 8400 (Dareton)
Jianhua Mo, 02 6951 2611 (Yanco)
Citrus PathologyNerida Donovan, 02 4640 6333 (EMAI)
Assists Australian exporters with overseas business for their products.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Australia's official statistical organisation
Australian Pesticides & Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
Provides information on chemical registration, permits and maximum residue limits (MRLs).
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS)
Quarantine inspection of international passengers, cargo, mail, animals and plants into Australia.
CSIRO Merbein Research Station
Located in Victoria, this centre conducts high quality science relevant to industry.
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF)
Australian government department.
Other state and territory departmentsDepartment of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
The Department has pooled resources with industry associations to develop a project to support the strategic development of the WA citrus industry.
Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines, Northern Territory
This agency provides applied research, development and extension services to facilitate plant-based industry development.
Department of Primary Industries, Victoria
This agency is collaborating with industry, farmers and local communities to develop and implement sustainable production systems which are critical for the long term viability of agricultural and food industries.
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries
State agency working on innovations in plant varieties, cultural methods, management and marketing.
South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI)
Key areas of research expertise include irrigation and salinity, plant disease management, postharvest handling, crop physiology, crop nutrition, spray technologies and plant breeding.
The trading name of the Australian Citrus Propagation Association Incorporated (ACP), a national "not for profit" industry organisation responsible for supply of citrus budwood and seed in Australia.
Citrus Australia Ltd
The national peak body of the Australian citrus growing industry. ACG membership includes nine grower organisations and three State Statutory Citrus Authorities, which in turn represent approximately 2,500 commercial citrus growers. Their web site contains links to many organisations and companies in the citrus industry.
Australian Horticulture Exporters' Association (AHEA)
The national peak industry body of exporters committed to the development of the export of Australian horticultural products. Also a designated secondary shipper body negotiating shipping freight rates on behalf of members and the horticultural export industry.
Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL)
National research, development and marketing organisation. Horticulture industries can access matching Commonwealth funding through HAL for research and development activities.
Plant Health Australia
A peak national coordinating body for plant health in Australia. PHA commissions projects and works with members to coordinate the development of national policy and capability to enhance the ability of Australian agriculture to respond effectively to plant pests, weeds and diseases.